Did Ulysses S. Grant Deserve The Naval Award

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For my project I chose Ulysses S. Grant. I am awarding him the naval award. This is because he was very important to the civil war. He lead many battles to take rivers in the north. He took all of the Tennessee river, the Mississippi river, and some others. One of the North's primary goals was to control the Mississippi, and Tennessee river. It would split the Confederacy into half and stop most transportation of weapons, food, and cash crops for money. It was Grant's job to do so. He launched his first attack at Cairo, Illinois which was right where the Ohio and the Mississippi river met. It was also close to the Tennessee river. He won and all of Grant's victories helped the North control the Tennessee river. General Grant and 40,000
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