In October 18481

In October 18481 - In October 1848 Grant returned to the...

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Unformatted text preview: In October 1848, Grant returned to the Army and was ordered to report to Detroit–this time, however, he took Julia with him. When they arrived in Michigan, Grant discovered that his orders had been changed and that he needed to report to Sackets Harbor, New York, on the eastern shore of Lake Ontario. Grant protested, but the order to allow him to stay in Detroit did not arrive until Grant and his wife had reached Sackets Harbor, where they wintered. The two became a model household in camp: Julia set up a nice living arraignment and Grant began giving her an allowance to hire a cook–a sign of prestige that Julia desperately wanted. However, she returned home to St. Louis soon after the couple arrived back in Detroit in the spring of 1849. Julia was pregnant and wanted to have the child with her family. On May 30, 1850, Julia gave birth to Frederick Dent Grant, who child with her family....
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This note was uploaded on 12/25/2011 for the course HIST 1320 taught by Professor Murphy during the Summer '08 term at Texas State.

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