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Vicksburg canal illustration
Description: Illustration of the canal cut opposite Vicksburg, Mississippi by order of General Ulysses S. Grant. Published in "The American Soldier in the Civil War" by Frank Leslie. 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: AL04596
Subjects: Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio--History, Military; Presidents--United States; Generals--United States
Places: Vicksburg (Mississippi)