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'Boggs and Grant, St. Louis, 1859' illustration
Description: Illustration of the office of Boggs and Grant in St. Louis, Missouri, from "A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant" by Albert Deane Richardson, 1885. Ulysses S. Grant worked in the real estate business here in 1859 and 1860 with the eponymous Henry Boggs, a cousin of Grant's wife, Julia Dent. Ulysses S. Grant was born Hiram Ulysses Grant in Point Pleasant, Ohio. During the U. S. Civil War, Grant was promoted to the rank of general and granted command of the Union army by President Abraham Lincoln. After the victory of the Union over the Confederacy, Grant's popularity led to his election as the 18th President of the United States in 1868. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04554
Subjects: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Military Ohio; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Places: St. Louis (Missouri)