Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Ulysses S. Grant V dies at 90

The last great grandson of the Union commander in the Civil War has died in Battlefield, Missouri. Ulysses the 5th died at his home, he was 90.

He was known as the family historian who had a large collection of artifacts related to his famous great grandfather.

Ulysses the 5th had spent most of his life as an avocado grower in California but had moved to Springfield, Missouri to be near his family.

One of his 11 grandchildren bears the name Ulysses S. Grant the 6th

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