'Charge at Missionary Ridge' illustration   Save
'Charge at Missionary Ridge' illustration
Description: Illustration of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, published in "A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant" by Albert Deane Richardson in 1885. The Battle of Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863, ended the Siege of Chattanooga, Tennessee, with a victory for the Union army led by General Ulysses S. Grant. 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: AL04560
Subjects: Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio--History, Military; Presidents--United States; Battlefields; Soldiers
Places: Chattanooga (Tennessee)