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    Grant from West Point to Appomattox, 1885 - Inventory Number: PRI 151 / Sold

    Published by L. Prang & Co., 1885. Boston

    Chromolithograph in Color

    By Thulstrup

    Very scarce chromolithograph of General and later President Ulysses S. Grant, half-length portrait, surrounded by nine scenes of his career from West Point graduation in 1843 to Lee's surrender in 1865, including artillery crew in the Tower of Chapultepec, Mexico, 1847; drilling Volunteers, 1861; Fort Donelson, 1862; Shiloh, 1862; Siege of Vicksburg, 1863; Chattanooga, 1863; appointment by Lincoln as Commander-in-Chief, 1864.

    Clockwise from lower left the scenes show:

    1843: Grant graduates West Point

    1847: In the tower at Chapultepec

    1861: Drilling his Volunteers

    1862: Fort Donelson

    1862: The Battle of Shiloh

    1863: The Siege of Vicksburg

    1863: The Battle of Chattanooga

    1864: Commander-in-Chief

    1865: The Surrender of Gen. Lee

    Outstanding original example mounted in fully archival materials.  Only the second we’ve offered in thirty years.  The photos do not do this one justice, ready to hang and enjoy!!!

    Inventory Number: PRI 151 / Sold