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March 3, 1839 Ulysses Hiram Grant appointed to West Point
  Ulysses S. Grant
May 29, 1839 Ulysses Hiram Grant discovers that his appointment to West Point is under the name Ulysses Simpson Grant (Simpson was his mother's maiden name). Grant used this name from this time on.
  Ulysses S. Grant
August 22, 1839 Benjamin Lundy dies, Lowell, Illinois Illinois
  Benjamin Lundy
November 13, 1839 A convention of abolitionists meeting in Warsaw, NY, selects James Birney as its presidential candidate.
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December 6, 1839
Whigs hold their national convention in Harrisburg and nominate William Henry Harrison of Ohio for President with 148 votes. Henry Clay received 90 and Winfield Scott had 16. John Tyler was unanimously selected as Harrison's Vice-President Pennsylvania
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December 5, 1839 George Armstrong Custer born, New Rumley, Ohio
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