"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.


An early conceptual sketch of Grant's Tomb.

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'.

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Ulysses S. Grant

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?

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Girl Scouts at Andersonville N.H.S.

Attention all Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts!

Earn your Scout Ranger or Girl Scout Ranger awards by visiting us and other NPS sites.

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General Grant National Memorial

Magnificent in photos as well as in person.

The mausoleum for Ulysses S. Grant and his wife Julia is a fine example of Neo-classic architecture that has been the subject of many photographs.

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