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Battle of Cold Harbor illustration
Description: Illustration of the Battle of Cold Harbor, fought from May to June of 1864, published in "Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War" by Alfred H. Guernsey. This battle was one of the last of General Ulysses S. Grant's Overland Campaign. 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: AL04589
Subjects: Civil War 1861-1865; Artists; Battlefields; Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio--History, Military; Presidents--United States; Generals--United States
Places: Cold Harbor (Virginia)