: Illustration of Spotsylvania Court House published in "Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War" by Alfred H. Guernsey. The Battle of Spotsyvania Court House was a part of General Ulysses S. Grant's Overland Campaign in May and June of 1864. 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.
: AL04612 Subjects
: Civil War 1861-1865; Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio--History, Military; Presidents--United States; Generals--United States Places
: Spotsylvania (Virginia)