: Illustration of General Ulysses S. Grant's Civil War campaign published in "Civil War in Pictures" by Fletcher Pratt. 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. Caption reads: "General Grant's campaign. Above: Captain Ashby's New York battery in the trenches before Petersburg. Middle: The gunners of the XVIII Corps protected by Manetlets. Below: Shelling the enemy from the Cohorns." View on Ohio Memory.
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: Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio--History, Military; Presidents--United States; Generals--United States; Battlefields; Political campaigns Places
: Ulysses S. Grant campaign illustrations