For a comprehensive list of historic sites, memorials, and markers related to U.S. Grant, including unmarked sites of significance to his life and public career, see this list of locations compiled by Marie Kelsey and Frank Scaturro.
The following are online links to sites and other resources of interest:
General Grant National Memorial
The National Park Service’s official web site for Grant’s Tomb.
NPS Manhattan Historic Sites Archive—General Grant National Memorial
The National Park Service’s digital archive for Grant’s Tomb.
The Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library
The Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library was founded in 2012, on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Ulysses S. Grant Association (USGA). The presidential library is located at Mississippi State University’s Mitchell Memorial Library. It houses numerous artifacts, interactive exhibits on the life and public career of Ulysses S. Grant, and the USGA’s Papers of Ulysses S. Grant editorial project. Through its work, the USGA collected copies of more than 200,000 Grant documents, making possible evaluations of his life and career based on documentary evidence.
The site of Grant’s birth in Point Pleasant, Ohio.
Ulysses S. Grant Homestead Association
A non-profit organization that maintains Grant’s boyhood home, tannery, schoolhouse, family tannery, and native son statue 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. Administered by the National Park Service, the site offers an impressive array of programs on all aspects of Grant’s life and public career.
Grant’s cabin, possibly the only home personally built by an American president, is located on the grounds of Grant’s Farm, a family attraction in St. Louis. Check out this link for more information about Hardscrabble.
Ulysses S. Grant Home
Grant’s home in Galena, Illinois.
The site of Grant’s death in Mount McGregor, New York.
Impressive equestrian monument near the west front of the U.S. Capitol adjoining the National Mall.
Papers of Ulysses S. Grant Digital Edition
The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant, edited by John Y. Simon and John F. Marszalek, online.
Ulysses S. Grant Information Center
This rich web site collects information and resources on Grant for a wide range of research needs, including students K through 12.
About Grant from the White House
The official White House site includes this biography on Grant.
Grant in Wikipedia
Wikipedia’s entry for Grant.
Civil War 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.
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.
Produced by the National Portrait Gallery, this site is dedicated to examining the Civil War through the Smithsonian Institution’s extensive and manifold collections.
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.
American Civil War Museum
This museum is dedicated to the exploration of the Civil War from multiple perspectives and 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.
Library of Congress Civil War Collection
The Library of Congress’ collection of photographs, prints, and drawings of the Civil War.
National Archives Civil War Collection
The National Archives’ collection of Civil War materials.
Abraham Lincoln Association
An organization devoted to scholarship on Lincoln’s life and legacy.
Civil War Forum of Metropolitan New York
A forum for studying the Civil War with monthly meetings in New York City.
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C-SPAN American Presidents Life Portraits
The website with video of C-SPAN’s “American Presidents” series and related information on the presidents.
Library of Congress – American Memory
One of the most comprehensive U.S. historical resources on the web.
Find A Grave
The largest web directory of gravesites.
United States Military Academy
Grant’s alma mater.
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 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.
Reconstruction Era National Monument
The first national park dedicated specifically to Reconstruction, located in Beaufort County, South Carolina.
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.
Site of several of the nation’s most famous landmarks, the Mall adjoins the Grant Memorial and 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.
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works
An organization devoted to the preservation and care of historic sites and archives.