'Grant's Transports Running the Batteries' illustration   Save
'Grant's Transports Running the Batteries' illustration
Description: Illustration of a Civil War battlefield published in "Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War" by Alfred H. Guernsey. 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: AL04601
Subjects: Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio--History, Military; Presidents--United States; Generals--United States; Battlefields
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