Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)

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FIRST LADY:

Julia Grant
Julia Grant

VICE PRESIDENTS:

Schulyer Colfax
Schulyer Colfax
Henry Wilson
Henry Wilson

OVERVIEW:

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The Miller Center (UVA)
American Presidents: Life Portraits (C-SPAN)
U.S. Grant: Warrior (PBS)
History Channel
Obituary (New York Times)

THE FIRST LADY:

Julia-Dent-GrantNational First Ladies’ Library
White House
White House Historical Association
First Ladies (C-SPAN)

RESOURCES/ PAPERS:

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Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library
Papers and Digital Collection (Mississippi State University)
Smithsonian Collection
Public Papers (American Presidency Project)

1868 ELECTION:

Horatio Seymour
Horatio Seymour

Results
Library of Congress Resources
Overview (Harpweek)
Cartoons (Harpweek)
Biographies (Harpweek)

 

 

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1872 ELECTION:

Horace Greeley
Horace Greeley

Results
Library of Congress Resources
Overview (Harpweek)
Cartoons (Harpweek)
Biographies (Harpweek)

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INAUGURATIONS:

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1869 Address (Reading Copy, Transcript)
1873 Address (Transcript)
Library of Congress (1869, 1873)
Joint Congressional Committee (1869, 1873)

SUPREME COURT NOMINEES:

Morrison Waite
Morrison Waite

Morrison Waite (1874)
Ward Hunt (1872)
Joseph Bradley (1870)
William Strong (1870)

CABINET:

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Vice President:
Henry Wilson (1873–1875)
Schuyler Colfax (1869–1873)

Secretary of the Interior:
Zachariah Chandler (1875–1877)
Columbus Delano (1870–1875)
Jacob D. Cox, Jr. (1869–1870)

Attorney General:
Alphonso Taft (1876–1877)
Edwards Pierrepont (1875–1876)
George H. Williams (1871–1875)
Amos T. Akerman (1870–1871)
Ebenezer R. Hoar (1869–1870)

Secretary of the Navy:
George M. Robeson (1869–1877)
Adolph E. Borie (1869)

Postmaster General:
James N. Tyner (1876–1877)
Marshall Jewell (1874–1876)
James W. Marshall (1874)
John A. J. Creswell (1869–1874)

Secretary of State:
Hamilton Fish (1869–1877)
Elihu B. Washburne (1869)

Secretary of the Treasury:
Lot M. Morrill (1876–1877)
Benjamin H. Bristow (1874–1876)
William A. Richardson (1873–1874)
George S. Boutwell (1869–1873)

Secretary of War:
James D. Cameron (1876–1877)
Alphonso Taft (1876)
William W. Belknap (1869–1876)
William T. Sherman (1869)
John A. Rawlins (1869)

CONGRESS:

Speaker of the House:
Theodore M. Pomeroy (1869)
James G. Blaine (1869-1875)
Samuel J. Randall (1876-1881)

HISTORIC SITES:

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The Grant Home
Ulysses Grant National Historic Site
General Grant National Memorial

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