Explore the life and legacy of Ulysses S. Grant with Todd Arrington, site manager of James A. Garfield National Historic Site.

You’ve probably heard of Vicksburg and even the Credit Mobilier scandal, but do you know what Grant did when he was gifted an enslaved man? Or what he said after the first day of Shiloh? Or his parallels with Eisenhower?

By the way, if you’re interested in Civil War history, several talks in our Civil War series can be viewed online in their entirety, including: