Grant Monument Association Links

Grant-specific

General Grant National Memorial
The National Park Service's official web site for Grant's Tomb.

Ulysses S. Grant Network
The original web host of the Grant Monument Association, this rich web site aims to provide an accurate and informative picture of Ulysses S. Grant; to dispel myths and stereotypes often associated with Grant; to promote the study of personal and professional aspects of Grant's life; to promote communication among Grant sites and organizations; and to publicize current events and issues related to Grant.

The Ulysses S. Grant Association
During its thirty-eight years, the Grant Association has collected copies of more than 200,000 Grant documents, making possible evaluations of his life and career based on documentary evidence. With support from Southern Illinois University, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, the Grant Association has published twenty-four volumes of The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant that cover Grant's career through January 1872.

About Grant from the White House
The official White House site includes this biography on Grant.

Grolier Encyclopedia Americana
Grolier's on-line reference for Grant. Includes his first inaugural address and other facts.

Grant's Forum
Highlights from the newsletter of the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site near St. Louis.

Grant's Memoirs
HTML coding by Richard Jensen for History On-Line, the E. B. Long edition of 1952 was used, with [brackets] indicating factual information provided by Long.

Grant's Birthplace
The site of Grant's birth in Point Pleasant, Ohio.

Grant Schoolhouse
Grant's one-room schoolhouse in Georgetown, Ohio.

Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site
The former Dent family estate near St. Louis, which played a major role during the Grants' St. Louis years.

Hardscrabble
Grant's cabin, possibly the only home personally built by an American president.

Ulysses S. Grant Home
Grant's home in Galena, Illinois.

Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home
Grant's boyhood home, plus information on the U.S. Grant Homestead Association.

Grant Cottage
The site of Grant's death in Mount McGregor, New York.

Friends of Grant Cottage
Contact this organization and support the preservation of Grant Cottage.

List of Grant Sites

Grant Memorial

The American Experience: Ulysses S. Grant

 

Civil War
Organizations and Information

Civil War Preservation Trust
The nation's largest non-profit organization devoted to the preservation of endangered Civil War battlefield lands.

Civil War Round Tables
A listing of Civil War Round Tables in the United States and around the world.

Civil War News
A current events newspaper that includes extensive coverage of preservation issues affecting Civil War sites.

United States Civil War Center
This impressive site promotes study of the Civil War from the perspectives of all professions, occupations, and academic disciplines.

The American Civil War Homepage
A gateway to information on the Civil War on the web.

The Gilder-Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition
Dedicated to fostering an improved understanding of the role of slavery, slave resistance, and abolition in the founding of the modern world. Part of an impressive enterprise in historical education undertaken by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

The Longstreet Society
Dedicated to the life of Lieutenant General James Longstreet, the Society emphasizes Longstreet's postwar life and his devotion to the American ideals of brotherhood, peace, and understanding among all peoples.

CivilWar@Smithsonian
Produced by the National Portrait Gallery, this site is dedicated to examining the Civil War through the Smithsonian Institution's extensive and manifold collections.

Cornell Civil War and Anti-Slavery Collections
A rich collection of rare and out-of-print literature.

Military Order of the Loyal Legion (MOLLUS)
MOLLUS began as the honor guard for Abraham Lincoln's funeral cortege and later became a permanent organization comprised of the descendants of Union officers.

Museum of the Confederacy
This museum maintains the largest private collection of Confederate artifacts. The museum complex includes the
"White House of the Confederacy."

Oliver Tilden Camp #26
Based in New York City, this unit of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War hosts an annual Grant birthday commemoration at Grant's Tomb on the Sunday nearest April 27.

U.S. Civil War Generals
A concise index of generals who fought for both sides in the Civil War.

Abraham Lincoln Association
An organization devoted to scholarship on Lincoln's life and legacy.

Civil War
Sites

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Lincoln Memorial

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Beauvoir - Jefferson Davis Home

Stratford Hall Plantation - Robert E. Lee Birthplace

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial

Fort Sumter National Monument

Columbus-Belmont State Park

Manassas National Battlefield Park

Fort Donelson National Battlefield

Shiloh National Military Park

Friends of Shiloh National Military Park

Antietam National Battlefield

Arkansas Post National Memorial

Gettysburg National Military Park

Vicksburg National Military Park

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park

Friends of Wilderness Battlefield

Richmond National Battlefield Park

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

Monocacy National Battlefield

Petersburg National Battlefield

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

Pamplin Historical Park & the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Presidential:
I
nformation

C-SPAN American Presidents Life Portraits
The web site with video of C-SPAN's "American Presidents" series (1999) and related information on the presidents.

Presidential:
Sites

George Washington Birthplace National Monument

Mount Vernon - Home of George Washington

Washington Monument

Adams National Historical Park

Monticello - Home of Thomas Jefferson

Jefferson Memorial

Montpelier - Home of James Madison

Ash Lawn - Highland: Home of James Monroe

The Hermitage - Home of Andrew Jackson

Martin Van Buren National Historic Site

Harrison Tomb

Sherwood Forest - Home of John Tyler

James K. Polk Ancestral Home

Zachary Taylor National Cemetery

The Millard Fillmore House

The Pierce Homestead

James Buchanan Foundation

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center

James A. Garfield National Historic Site

President Chester A. Arthur State Historic Park

Grover Cleveland Birthplace

President Benjamin Harrison Home

William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum

McKinley Memorial Library, Museum & Birthplace Home

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

William Howard Taft National Historic Site

Woodrow Wilson Birthplace

Woodrow Wilson House

Harding Home

Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library & Digital Archives

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Truman Presidential Museum & Library

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library & Museum

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library and Museum

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

The Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace

Gerald R. Ford Library and Museum

Jimmy Carter Library & Museum

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

Clinton Presidential Center

The White House

Other:

Library of Congress - American Memory
One of the most comprehensive U.S. historical resources on the web.

National First Ladies' Library

Find A Grave
The largest web directory of gravesites.

United States Military Academy
Grant's alma mater.

Jefferson Barracks
Grant was stationed here following his graduation from West Point.

Madison Barracks, Sackets Harbor
Grant was stationed here before his regiment was ordered to the Pacific Coast.

The U.S.-Mexican War 1846-1848
An impressive collection of information on the Mexican War organized by the Descendants of Mexican War Veterans.

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Grant spent most of his time on the Pacific coast stationed here.

Fort Humboldt State Park
Grant's last post with the prewar peacetime army.

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
Home of the great abolitionist and civil rights advocate.

Hall of Fame for Great Americans
Although the first hall of fame in the country is now obscure, Grant was among its first inductees.

National Mall
Site of several of the nation's most famous landmarks, the Mall includes the Grant Memorial, located in front of the U.S. Capitol.

National Trust for Historic Preservation
One of the preeminent historic preservation organizations in the United States.

National Parks Conservation Association
The foremost citizens' group devoted to protection of America's national parks.

Heritage Preservation
An organization devoted to the preservation and care of historic sites and archives.

 

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