'Brevet Second Lieutenant Grant' illustration   Save
'Brevet Second Lieutenant Grant' illustration
Description: Illustration of Brevet Second Lieutenant Ulysses S. Grant in 1845, taken from "A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant" by Albert Deane Richardson, 1885. 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: AL04556
Subjects: Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio--History, Military; Presidents--United States
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