'Grant's Boyhood in Georgetown, Ohio' illustration   Save
'Grant's Boyhood in Georgetown, Ohio' illustration
Description: Illustrations of scenes from the childhood of Ulysses S. Grant taken from "A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant" by Albert Deane Richardson, 1885. These are: "Tan Yard," "Bark Mill," "Beam Shop," Homestead," "School House," "Horsemanship," and "Dave and Me." 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: AL04555
Subjects: Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio--History, Military; Presidents--United States; Artists
Places: Georgetown (Ohio)