This union general was quite successful in the west, was given command of the union army in 1864 despite being criticized for taking large nimbers of casualties. "unconditional surrender"
Asked By: Jennifer - 10/9/2006
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Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant, April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American general and politician who was elected the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877). He achieved international fame as the leading Union general in the American Civil War... More
Answered By: andy14darock - 10/9/2006
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U.S. Grant (Ulysses S. Grant)
Answered By: Brand X - 10/9/2006
Grant just got lucky being at the right place at the right time. Meade was a much better general.
Answered By: jinenglish68 - 10/9/2006
Ulysses S. Grant, or U.S.Grant and thus the nickname Unconditional Surrender fit.
Answered By: Buzlite - 10/9/2006
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