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Grant Historic Article Directory

The following articles appeared in past issues, several years ago, of the Clermont County Historical Society bulletin THE CLERMONT HISTORIAN. The bulletin is published ten times a year and is available free to members of the Society. To read the current articles join the Society.

1864 - GRANT'S SUMMER OF LEADERSHIP - Grant's strategic vision and leadership changed the entire approach of the Union war effort. Some earlier Union generals had sought a "decisive battle" when one gigantic struggle would end Confederate resistance and the war.

1868 and 1872 Presidential Election Vote Counts(but Grant lost Clermont County!) - On May 19, 1868, Grant was unanimously nominated as the Republican candidate for President of the United States at their convention which took place in Chicago.

Grant's Birthplace, Here, There and Back - Much has been written about the cottage in which General Grant was born. Accounts of the building of the Grant cottage vary somewhat in detail.

Grant Cabin Dedication - With a tremendous crowd on hand to witness the festivities, the original cabin in which U.S. Grant, eighteenth president of the United States....

President Grant among Notables Visiting Batavia in Early Days - When Ulysses S. Grant was President of the United States, he, with his wife and family visited Grant's relatives in Batavia: the Simpson Griffith family, also Mrs. Mary Griffith Ashburn, a cousin of Grant's.