Grant’s Tomb

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This memorial to Ulysses S. Grant, victorious Union commander of the Civil War, includes the tomb of General Grant and his wife, Julia Dent Grant. A West Point graduate, Grant served in the Mexican War and at various frontier posts, before rapidly rising through the ranks during the Civil War. Grant’s tenacity and boldness led to victories in the Battles of Vicksburg and Chattanooga and Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox, scenes depicted by mosaics in the tomb.This memorial to Ulysses S. Grant, victorious Union commander of the Civil War, includes the tomb of General Grant and his wife, Julia Dent Grant. A West Point graduate, Grant served in the Mexican War and at various frontier posts, before rapidly rising through the ranks during the Civil War. Grant’s tenacity and boldness led to victories in the Battles of Vicksburg and Chattanooga and Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox, scenes depicted by mosaics in the tomb.

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701 W. 122nd St. New York, NY 10027 Location: Riverside Dr. & W 122nd St.

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WHACKO-TV GRANT'S TOMB

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Wolf Douglas takes you to Grant's Tomb to answer that old question, who is buried in Grant's Tomb? This short VIDEO TRAVEL BLOG gives you the answer, but also comes under fire for what some are calling the first subliminal advertising in a documentary. This is surely good for the history buff in all of us.