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A red fold containing fifteen scenes from the life of Ulysses S. Grant: 1. Ulysses S. Grant 2. The Residence of General Grant, General Grant's Birthplace, and Grant's Schoolhouse 3. Captain Ulysses S. Grant, in 1861, Leaving His Home at Galena, Illinois, to Join the Army 4. In the Wilderness, 1864 5. Interview between Generals Grant and Pemberton, July 3rd 1863 6. Grant and his Generals 7. Triumphant Entry of the Union Army Under General Grant into Vicksburg, after Its surrender by General Pembertonm July 4th, 1863 8. General Grant Leaving Galena, Illinois for Washington on November 7th 1868, after His Election as President 9. General Grant Taking the Oath of Office at His Second Inauguration, March 4th 1873 Grant and Family at Mount McGregor 10. The Deathbed Scene, July 23rd 1885 11. General Grant's Funeral 12. Depositing the Coffin in the Tomb, and Firing of Volleys of Musketry by the Seventh and Twenty-second Regiments, N.G.S.N.Y. 13. The Soldier's Burial-typical Military Ceremony of "Taps" 14. General Grant's Tomb 15. Interior of the Tomb

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 1/4 X 5 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); engraving (process)

Inscription

front free endpaper: I can tell you / how many horses / that U. S. Grant had / in the procession. front pasted endpaper: a drawing of a swan back free endpaper: Dora Helms / Ema [?] / Ida Courtney / Edith Lealand / Dora Hoig back pasted endpaper: drawing of a female profile and ocean wave

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Linconiana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

engravings (prints)

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

191

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Linconiana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

U. S. Grant Album

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