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Home of Ulysses S. Grant Galena Illinois
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Stock #: 370623
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Galena
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Jo Daviess
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Ulysses S. Grant, eighteenth President of the United States, was born at Point Pleasant, Ohio, on April 27th, 1822. He was graduated at West Point Academy in 1843, served through the Mexican War (1846-48), and was commander of the Union forces in the Civil War (1861-65). On Aug. 2nd, 1848, he was married to Julia Dent. Before the outbreak of the Civil War, their home was in Galena, Ill. Grant died on July 23d, 1885, and his wife in 1904. They are both buried in an imposing tomb erected in Riverside Park, New York City, overlooking the Hudson