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'Grant at Shiloh. Death of Carson' illustration
Description: Illustration of Ulysses S. Grant at the Battle of Shiloh during the U. S. Civil War published in "A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant" by Albert Deane Richardson in 1885. The Battle of Shiloh, or the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, took place April 6-7, 1862 in Tennessee. 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: AL04578
Subjects: Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio--History, Military; Presidents--United States
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