Why was Ulysses S Grant chosen to lead the union?

Answer Because all of the generals before him were terrible.

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He owned at least one, named William Jones, whom he set free in 1859.

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Why was Ulysses S grant appointed as the commander of the Union army?

He had a record of victories in the West that matched that of Lee in the East. Ft. Henry and Ft. Donelson proved that he could act quickly and decisively. Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Lookout Mountain pr... Read More »