Grant was the only general in US history to capture 3 enemy armies in the field. Tell Congress that he deserves to rank with George Washington at the very top.
The U.S. Grant National Historic Site in St. Louis is hosting a temporary exhibit on Grant’s efforts to protect freed people in the South and his success in crushing America’s original domestic terrorists.
The bicentennial of Ulysses S. Grant’s birth is coming in April 2022. Events are being planned. Meanwhile, campaigners are asking for a Grant coin and stamps, and more funding for historic sites from Grant’s life.
Grant used to be considered one of the worst presidents. Now he’s ranked as one of the 20 best. That’s progress, but it’s not enough. For saving America both on the battlefield and in the White House, Grant deserves to be in the top 10.