• General Grant National Memorial

    General Grant

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Civil War: The Untold Story

Great Divide Pictures

'Civil War: The Untold Story'

General Grant National Memorial is pleased to be partnering with 12 other National Parks and 26 other institutions throughout the nation as a venue for the preview screening of Episode Five of Great Divide Pictures public television series 'Civil War: The Untold Story'. The screening is on Tuesday, February 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the Faison Firehouse Theatre in Harlem, N.Y.C. at 6 Hancock Place (on 124th St., between Morningside & St. Nicholas Avenues). Learn more.

Grant on Missionary Ridge, to the right of General George H. Thomas

In 1966, mosaic murals by Allyn Cox were added to three lunettes inside Grant's Tomb. The murals portray scenes from three of Grant's greatest campaigns.


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Did You Know?

President Abraham Lincoln

Choosing to return to the front during the Civil War, General Ulysses S. Grant declined to attend a White House party in his honor with the statement, "Really, Mr. Lincoln, I have had enough of this show business."