'Returning to Galena, 1865' illustration   Save
'Returning to Galena, 1865' illustration
Description: Illustration of Ulysses S. Grant returning to the town of Galena, Illinois, where he lived before the outbreak of the U. S. Civil War, 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. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04576
Subjects: Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio--History, Military; Presidents--United States; Parades
Places: Galena (Illinois)