National Affairs: Miscellaneous Mentions: Aug. 9, 1926

Many people honestly believe that one Ulysses Simpson Grant was general of the Federal forces in the Civil War; that he said, "I purpose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer"; that he drank plenty of hard liquor; that he was later President of the U. S. They are wrong. No such person ever did any of these things.

Last week General Grant's grandson, Major Ulysses S. Grant, disclosed that his famed grandfather had been christened Hiram Ulysses Grant. Said he: "History's error was caused by confusion on the part...

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