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Fact #13 ( Ulysses S. Grant)

Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant smoked at least 20 cigars a day and, after a brilliant war victory, a nation of well wishers sent him more than 10,000 cigars. He later died of throat cancer.

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Date: October, 25th 2014 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm

This story is taken from the letters of the young man who led the first combat regiment of African-American soldiers, the 54th Massachusetts, during the American Civil War.

Location
Great Hall Stage