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General Grant reconnaissance illustration
Description: Illustration of General Ulysses S. Grant and soldiers crossing a river and establishing a camp while doing reconnaissance near Columbus, Kentucky, 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: AL04605
Subjects: Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio--History, Military; Presidents--United States; Generals--United States; Camps
Places: Columbus (Kentucky)