[ April 28, 2012; 10:30 am to 5:00 pm. ] Point Pleasant, Ohio is the place to be on Saturday April 28 as this Clermont County village celebrates the birth anniversary of one of its favorite sons, U.S. Grant. The day kicks off at 10:30 with music and a flag ceremony and continues until 5:00 with food, music, and a special Ohio Civil War 150 [...]
[ April 24, 2010; 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. ] Whether you’re a lover of presidential history, a fan of our Ulysses S. Grant, enjoy a good Civil War re-enactment of just like having a good time, this is one birthday celebration you don’t want to miss!
There will be a Postal Cancellation, period music and speeches to commemorate U.S. Grant’s life. Enjoy Sons of the [...]
Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-North Carolina) and 13 other members of the Republican party will soon introduce a bill to replace the face of Ulysses S. Grant with that of Ronald Reagan on the $50 dollar bill.
McHenry points out that scholars have consistently ranked Reagan as a better president than Grant. In a Wall Street Journal [...]
[ March 6, 2010; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Well-known history guide and Civil War scholar Edwin C. Bearss returns to Georgetown. The lecture is sponsored by the U.S. Grant Homestead Association, an organization which celebrates the life, history, and legacy of Ulysses S. Grant through preservation and education.
Location: United Methodist Fellowship Hall, 109 E. State St. Georgetown, Ohio (State Rt. 125)
The cost of [...]
The Battle of Shiloh occurred on April 6 and 7, 1862, at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. Confederate General Albert Sidney Johnston attacked a Union army under the command of General Ulysses S. Grant, hoping to repel the Northern advance.
In the previous few months, the Union military had won several victories in Kentucky and [...]