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'The Cottage' illustration
Description: Illustration of McGregor Cottage published in "A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant" by Albert Deane Richardson in 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. The cottage in McGregor, New York, is where Grant finished his memoirs and passed away due to lung cancer in 1885. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04572
Subjects: Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio--History, Military; Presidents--United States; Houses
Places: Mount McGregor (New York)