|提及的人：||Ulysses S Grant|
|材料类型：||传记, 政府刊物, 国家级的政府刊物, 互联网资源|
|所有的著者/提供者：||Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program.|
|注意：||Title from HTML header (viewed Dec. 19, 2002; last updated Apr. 2002).
Illustrated by digitized items from the American Memory historic collections compiled by the National Digital Library Program of the Library of Congress.
|详述：||Mode of access: World Wide Web.|
Presents a brief biography of Ulysses S. Grant, military leader and U.S. president, who was born April 27, 1822 in Point Pleasant, Ohio. Also discusses the work of the World Transportation Commission (1894-1896), which was organized by railroad publicist Joseph Gladding Pangborn to gather information about foreign transportation systems, especially railroads, for the Field Columbian Museum in Chicago.