|Leaders and Legacies of the Civil War|
Event Type: Adults|
Age Group(s): Adults
Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Ulysses S. Grant and the Election of 1868Library: Main Library
Ulysses S. Grant was the most popular man in the country when the Civil War ended, and soon both major political parties wanted him to be their candidate for President in 1868. Grant chose to run as a Republican and was elected that year. Learn more about his campaign, the major issues facing the country just after the Civil War, and more.
Location: James R. Garfield Room (Main - Lower Level)