USA Trivia Answer #10
The U.S. Congress established the rank of “General of the Army of the United States” for who?
On July 25, 1866, the rank of “General of the Army of the United States” was created for Ulysses S. Grant. At the time, only one person could hold the rank at a time. The 1866 rank of General of the Army was a four-star rank. Grant wore the rank insignia of four stars and coat buttons arranged in three groups of four.