Today In History – Congress Establishes the Rank of “General of the Army of the United States” for General Ulysses S. Grant

On July 25, 1866, the U.S. Congress established the rank of “General of the Army of the United States” for General Ulysses S. Grant, making him the first four star General in U. S. history. ┬áHis pay was “four hundred dollars per month, and his allowance for fuel...
Posted On Jul 25 2016