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Ulysses S. Grant III
UsgrantIII
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1881
Date of Death: 1968
Cause of Death: Natural Causes
Occupation: Soldier
Parents: Frederick Dent Grant, Ida Marie Honoré
Spouse: Edith Root
Children: Edith, Clara Frances, Julia
Relatives: Ulysses S. Grant (grandfather)
Military Branch: United States Army
(Philippine-American War; World War I; World War II)
Professional Affiliations: George Washington University
Turtledove Appearances:
"The Last Reunion"
Set in OTL
Type of Appearance: Direct
United States Army Colonel Ulysses S. Grant III (July 4, 1881 - August 29, 1968) was a grandson of the Federal General and U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant. He was a career soldier, serving during most of the foreign wars the United States participated in during the 20th century, including World War I and World War II.

Ulysses S. Grant III in "The Last Reunion"Edit

In 1932, Ulysses S. Grant III attended the dedication of the Richmond Battlefield Parks in Richmond, Virginia. The dedication occurred during a reunion of Civil War veterans and was on their agenda. Grant admitted he hadn't been sure of the reception he would receive, given his name, but everyone had been kind and many of the veterans crowded around him to shake his hand, including former Confederate Captain John Houston Thorpe. Thorpe felt that Grant's presence among his grandfather's former foes said much for reconciliation between North and South.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. See, e.g., Departures, pgs. 166-167.

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