President Ulysses S. Grant

The General Land Office wishes you a happy Independence Day! This Record of the Week is a military warrant issued to none other than President and Union Army General, Ulysses S. Grant. Read more on ArcGIS Story Maps.

The GLO website provides live access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, including image access to more than 12 million federal land title records issued between 1788 and the present.
 
The site also hosts images of survey plats and field notes, land status records, and control document index records, and is one of the most visited websites in the Department of the Interior. Visit glorecords.blm.gov for more information.

warrant issued September 1, 1853, Grant's service in the Mexican War earned him 160 acres of land in Michigan.
Warrant issued September 1, 1853, Grant's service in the Mexican War earned him 160 acres of land in Michigan.