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General Ulysses S. Grant's headquarters, Petersburg, Virginia, circa 1907-1914

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Alternate title:Petersburg, Virginia, General Grant's headquarters
Summary:General Ulysses S. Grant's headquarters, Petersburg, Virginia, circa 1907-1914. Caption reads: "General Grant's headquarters. In the village of City Point, about 7 miles from Petersburg, stands an old frame house which was one of the headquarters of General Grant during the Civil War. From here General Grant visited his army on his military railroad, which he had built from City Point to carry troops and supplies as they were landed by transports from the northern states." Postcard number: 2503.
Provider:Raphael Tuck and Sons
Jamestown Official Photo
Printing place:Europe
German Empire
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New York
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Petersburg
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Military headquarters
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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