Civil War Generals
Soldiers passing Generals Grant (left) and George Meade (right). Meade is best known for defeating Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg. Grant became lieutenant general and is best known making the final dent in the Confederate’s army, causing Robert E. Lee to surrender to him at Appomattox Virginia. Grant later becomes the eighteenth president.
Williams, George F. Bullet and Shell: War as the Soldier Saw it (New York, NY: Fords, Howard & Hulbert, 1883) 329