Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Hiram Ulysses Grant” in chapter 1 of William A. Crafts, Life of Ulysses S. Grant: His Boyhood, Campaigns, and Services, Military and Civil.:
...riate for a cadet educated at the expense of the United States, and destined to be an officer in the army of the United States.
At any rate, the request was not complied with, and it was fated that Hiram Ulysses Grant was henceforth to be known as Ulysses S. Grant.
These initials were highly popular with the cadets, who soon gave Grant the nickname of Uncle Sam, which he always retained in the army among the ...
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