'Gen. Grant's Remains Lying in State in New York' illustration   Save
'Gen. Grant's Remains Lying in State in New York' illustration
Description: Illustration of the presentation of Ulysses S. Grant's coffin in New York, published in "A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant" by Albert Deane Richardson in 1885. President Grant died on July 23, 1885 in Mount McGregor, New York. His body was placed in Grant's Tomb in Riverside Park, New York, New York. 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: AL04563
Subjects: Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio--History, Military; Presidents--United States; Presidents--Death and burial;
Places: New York (New York)