Ulysses S. Grant Relics

ID: SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-3730]

Creator: United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory

Form/Genre: Glass negatives

Date: 1886

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 010, Image No. MAH-3730

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Summary

Field glasses used during the Civil War (AF.77336M); Sword of Donalsen; New York sword, voted to General Grant by the citizens of New York (United States Sanitary Commission Metropolitan Fair in New York, New York on April 23, 1864.); Sword of Chattanooga, presented to General Grant by the citizens of Jo Daviess County, Illinois (Galena), after the battle of Chattanooga; Fifteen buttons, cut from the coats worn by General Grant during the war by Mrs. Grant, after different battles; Shoulder-straps (brigadier-general) worn by General Grant at Belmont, Fort Donelson, and Shiloh; Shoulder-straps (lieutenant-general) cut from the coat worn by General Grant in the campaigns against Richmond and Petersburg; Shoulder-straps (general).

Subject

  • Grant, Ulysses S (Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885
  • United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum Department of Arts and Industries

Notes

  • Identification from "Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ending June 30, 1887. Part II," pages 649-653.
  • From a donation received from

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 010, Image No. MAH-3730

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1886
  • 1886-1887

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • No Known Copyright

Topic

Presidents

Place

United States

Form/Genre

Glass negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-3730]

Physical description

8 x 10;

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