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Union headquarters at Vicksburg illustration
Description: Illustration, published in "The American Soldier in the Civil War" by Frank Leslie, of the construction of the headquarters of the Union army under General Ulysses S. Grant outside of Vicksburg, Mississippi in 1863. 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: AL04598
Subjects: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio History--Military Ohio
Places: Vicksburg (Mississippi)