The final resting place of President Ulysses S. 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.
"Let Us Have Peace."
History of the Tomb
The memorial to two-term president and defender of the nation is a great place to learn a little bit more about the history of America.
The Civil War and the NPS
Want to learn more about the Civil War? There is no better place than in the areas it was fought, many of them administered by the NPS.
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Download the Educator's Guide for the General Grant National Memorial.
Special Programs and Events
Join us for a wreath-laying, a book signing, and two special presentations with Charles W. Calhoun, author of The Presidency of Ulysses S
Free Educational Opportunities
General Grant National Memorial offers curriculum-based activities that support educational standards.
Last updated: February 21, 2019