Ulysses S. Grant By Deondre Brock The person I am doing this biography on is Ulysses S. Grant. Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th POTUS and commanding general of all union armies. Ulysses is famous for taking Fort Donelson in Tennessee during the Civil War . Ulysses is called the hero of the civil war. www.cr.nps.gov/logcabin/html/usg2.html Ulysses was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio on April 27,1822.
William Larrabee, son of Adam Larrabee, and Hannah Nee Lester was born on January 20, 1832. William was in a family of 9 brothers and sisters. Larrabee is said to be one of Iowa’s greatest politician and person. When William was around 15 he lost his right on in a shooting accident. Because of this William was denied to fight in the Civil War.
His siblings were Sarah Lincoln and Thomas Lincoln Jr, named after his father. His parents were Nancy Lincoln and Thomas Lincoln. Nancy was taken by a disease called Milk disease, killing her aunt and uncle as well. A while after Nancy’s death Thomas re-married to Sarah Bush Johnston, bringing in four more spoiled children into the family. As Abraham Lincoln went to begin his new life he met Mary Todd, they married on November fourth, 1842.
Andrew Jackson is most famous for being considered the first "common man" to become president. He also made changes to the way the presidency was run. Prior to becoming president he was known as a war hero from the War of 1812. In Jackson’s early years he was said to have no formal education, but taught himself law and he became a successful lawyer. During his 1828 campaign his campaigners described him as a war hero who had been born poor and rose to success through his own hard work.
The years leading up to the Civil War he was a U.S. attorney for the southern District of Ohio. His major accomplishment during the war was a provost marshal of Nashville and a brigade commander at Lookout Mountain and Chickamauga. In 1863, Matthews resigned from the military to take up a seat as a judge of the Ohio Superior
While being born in Louisiana, he later moved to Paris and that is where his wife and kids lived. He has many homes, but this is considered his main home. Hank Williams Jr. was born in Shreveport, Louisiana on May 26, 1949. His father died when Hank was only at the age of 3, nearly 4. His mother had to raise him and his siblings by herself.
David "Davy" Crockett was the 19th century American Folk Hero, Frontiersman, soldier, and politician. He was born on August 17, 1786 in Limestone. He became famous in his own lifetime for larger-than-life exploits popularized by stage plays and almanacs. After being made a colonel in the militia, he was elected to the Tennessee state legislature in 1821. Davy had six children.
Like every other culture Texas also have a coexisting society. It has a major influence of E.J Davis in reconstruction of 1869 constitutional reconstruction. Lincoln 's victory in the presidential election of November 1860 made the separation of South Carolina from the Union December 20 outside an inevitable fact. On February 1, 1861 five other southern States had already separated. On 8 February the six States signed a provisional Constitution for the Confederate States of America.
Were his explanations justifiable or were they off-base? Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 in Hardin County, Kentucky. His father moved the family to Indiana where Abraham’s mother died when he was only 9 years old. This resulted in Abraham and his sister taking care of most of the work on their farm and gave
Rachel Donelson was born in 1767 in Pittsylvania County which was on the western frontier of Virginia. She was the eighth of eleven children born to the Tennessee pioneers, John and Rachel Donelson. When Rachel was 12 years old, her father led her family, along with a large group of others, on a flotilla down the Cumberland River for nearly 1,000 miles in what today is middle Tennessee. They arrived in April 1780 to become some of the first white settlers of Nashville. Due to the sustained threat of attack by Native Americans on the Cumberland, the Donelsons soon moved north to Harrodsburg, Kentucky.
Jane Long had a rough start of life but a great ending that changed the history of Texas for good. Jane Long was born on July 23, 1798 as the tenth child of her big family. Jane’s father, Capt. William Mackall, fought in the revolutionary war before she was born but died in 1799. In 1811 her mother, Ann Herbert Wilkinson, moved their family to Mississippi but died soon after in 1812 making Jane an orphan at age 14.
Childhood & Career Andrew Jackson was born in 1767 to poor Scotts-Irish parents. Serving as a courier for the revolutionary forces at age 13, he witnessed the deaths of his family at the hands of disease and the British. Jackson, now an orphan, went to live with his uncles and study law. After later being admitted to the North Carolina bar, he became more rich and famous, joining the convention for writing a new Tennessee constitution. He was elected to the senate after serving two years as the first House of Representatives member from Tennessee, and resigned after just one year.
Elisha M. Pease was born in Enfield, Connecticut on January 3, 1812.His parents were Lorrain Thompson and Sarah Thompson. He was the fifth and thirteenth governor of Texas. When Elisha was young, he worked at a general store then later worked as a clerk in a post office. He went to school at Westfield Academy which was located in Massachusetts. He eventually moved to Mexican Texas in 1835 and stayed in Mina where he studied law under D.C. Barrett.
Meade: Meade was Born in Cadiz, Spain, and “came to America after he and his family were financially ruined during the Napoleonic Wars”(___). He obtained the opportunity to go to the United State Military Academy, in 1831, and graduated there. He ended up being Commander of the Army of the Potomac from June 28, 1863 – June 28, 1865. Note: “General John G. Parke took temporary command during Meade 's absences on four occasions during this period”(___) Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant was located within the headquarters of the Army of the Potomac and “provided operational direction to Meade from May 1864 to April 1865, but Meade retained formal command”(___). He was commander of the Army of the Potomac during the Gettysburg Campaign, Bristoe Campaign, Mine Run Campaign, Overland Campaign, Richmond-Petersburg Campaign, including the Battle of the Crater, and Appomattox Campaign, including Lee 's surrender at Appomattox Court House(___).
Stephen F Austin was a very important person to texas ; at first stephen was an american pioneer then he became the state legislature from 1814 to 1820. In 1819 stephen moved to arkansas and became district judge then found out that his father moses was in debt. August 1820 stephen moved to Louisiana to pay off the debts of his father in New Orleans. On June 1821 stephen 's father died which left him with the 300 families right after that stephen got 750 more families to go to spanish texas.When stephen went to texas the mexicans started fighting over land and how many people were coming to texas from america. In 1833 stephen went to mexico city to clear up some business with the Mexican Government.