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Grand review of returning soldiers at Washington, May 23rd and 24th, 1865. Gen. Grant, Fred Grant, Sec. Stanton, Pres. Johnson
Civil War stereographs, 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society
Stereograph: The reviewing stand with guest at the Grand Review of returning soldiers at Washington, May 23rd and 24th, with honor guard of soldiers in front.
Copy photograph mounted to the back of another stereograph. Edwin McMasters Stanton (19 Dec. 1814-24 Dec. 1869) Prior to the Civil War, Stanton served as U.S. attorney general under President Buchanan. Appointed secretary of war by President Lincoln in 1862 and served in this position until resigning in 1868. His principal role in the Civil War was as chief manager under the president of the Union war effort.Andrew Johnson (December 29, 1808-July 31, 1875) was the 17th President of the United States, and ascended to the office after Lincoln's assassination. Ulysses S. Grant (April 27, 1822-July 23, 1885) Graduated from West Point in June 1843 and served with Zachary Taylor in the Mexican-American War from 1845-1847. Grant resigned from the Army in April 1854 and rejoined the Army in 1860 at the outset of the Civil War by organizing a volunteer infantry company in Galena, Illinois. In 1862 he was promoted to the rank of Major General. Following Grant's capture of Vicksburg in 1863, Tennessee, Lincoln promoted him to the rank of lieutenant general and appointed him general in chief of all Union armies. After the Civil War, he served as interim Secretary of War under President Andrew Johnson from 1867 to 1868. Grant was elected President of the United States in 1868 and was reelected in 1872.
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