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Frederick Dent Grant

Eldest Son of General & President Ulysses S. Grant

 

—1850 – 1912 —

 
Frederick Dent Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 27, 2009
1. Frederick Dent Grant Marker
Inscription.
During the Civil War
was with his father at
Grand Gulf • Raymond • Jackson •
Champion’s Hill • Big Black River • Vicksburg •
Chattanooga • City Point •

U.S. Military Academy • Class 1871 •
Yellowstone & Black Hills Expeditions • 1873-4

Indian Wars
Aide-de-Camp to Lieut. Gen. P.H. Sheridan •
U.S. Minister to Austria-Hungary •
Porto-Rican Campaign •
Philippine Campaigns •
Invasion of N. Luzon • Mt. Arayat • Olangape •
Balabad • Ipe •Camarines • Samar • Leyte •

 
Location. 41° 23.987′ N, 73° 57.971′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Washington Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in the West Point Cemetery, Section 26, Row D, Grave 39. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wood Monument (a few steps from this marker); Winfield Scott (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cadet Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Anderson Memorial Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); George Armstrong Custer
Frederick Dent Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 27, 2009
2. Frederick Dent Grant Marker
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Richard Thomas Shea, Jr. (about 700 feet away); Shea Stadium (about 700 feet away); USMA Class of 1952 Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Also see . . .  Obituary of Frederick Dent Grant. Ulysses S. Grant Association website. (Submitted on September 30, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
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Marker in West Point Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
3. Marker in West Point Cemetery
Like his father, Frederick Dent Grant also suffered from throat cancer, but this was not revealed to the public until after his death in 1912.
Grave of Frederick and Ida Grant image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
4. Grave of Frederick and Ida Grant
Frederick Dent Grant
Major General U.S. Army
* 1850 – 1912
Eldest Son of
General and President
Ulysses • S • Grant

Ida Honore Grant
* 1854 – 1930
Wife of
Frederick Dent Grant
and daughter of
Henry Hamilton Honore
and Eliza Carr Honore
Grant Marker in West Point Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2012
5. Grant Marker in West Point Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 930 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 30, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on April 28, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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