"Let Us Have Peace."
The final resting place of President Ulysses Simpson Grant and his wife, Julia, is the largest mausoleum in North America. It testifies to a people’s gratitude for the man who ended the bloodiest conflict in American history as Commanding General of the Union Army and then, as President of the United States, strove to heal a nation after a civil war and make rights for all citizens a reality.
Magnificent in photos as well as in person.
The mausoleum for Ulysseus S. Grant and his wife Julia is a fine example of Neo-classic architecture that has been the subject of many photographs.Read More
How did it get there?
The construction of Grant's Tomb was funded by individual citizens. This story is captured in a video entitled 'Building Grant's Tomb'.Read More
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President Grant Birthday Commemoration
Please join us and the Military Academy at General Grant National Memorial as we commemorate the 191st anniversary of Grant's birth.Read More
Attention all Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts!
Earn your Scout Ranger or Girl Scout Ranger awards by visiting us and other NPS sites.Read More
He's not just the man on the fifty dollar bill.
We see him much more than we realize. But how much do we really know about this man who came to America's aid in its greatest time of need?Read More
Did You Know?
According to his memoirs, U.S. Grant was suffering "very severely" with a "sick headache" the day before he was to meet R.E. Lee at Appomattox Court House. However, as soon as he read Lee's note suggesting they meet to formalize the surrender of the Confederate Army, his headache disappeared. More...