General Grant's Horse, Cincinnati
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cincinnati_(horse) Cincinnati (ca. 1860–1878) was General Ulysses S. Grant's most famous horse during the American Civil War. He was the son of Lexington, the fastest four-mile thoroughbred in the United States (time 7:19.75 minutes) and one of the greatest sires. Cincinnati was also the grandson of the great Boston, who sired Lexington. Cincinnati was a gift from an admirer during the War. The horse was large (17 hands), handsome, and powerful, and he quickly became…
Peer Into The Past
historicaltimes: “Lieutenant Ulysses S. Grant and his friend Alexander Hays at Camp Salubrity, Louisiana, 1845. ”
President Ulysses S. Grant’s horse at his funeral in New York City, August 8, 1885. #equestrians_from_back_in_day, #president_ulysses_grant_funeral_horse
FHMA Day 14: Invading Grenada
QUICK FACTS Where We Started: Vicksburg, Miss. Where We Ended: Memphis, Tenn. Miles Driven: 320 (3,001 total) New States: Tennessee Total States: 9 (Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee) THE DAY'S HIGHLIGHTS A small ragtag...
Ulysses S. Grant's Letter from Fort Donelson
SI Neg. 2004-20299. Date: na....Ink on paper..On 16 February 1862 General Buckner surrendered Fort Donelson. The unconditional surrender created jubilation throughout the North and shock in Dixie. It was the Nort?s first major victory of the Civil War, opening the way into the very heart of the Confederacy. When Buckner asked for terms, Grant replied, "No terms except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted." The Confederates surrendered, and President Lincoln promoted Grant…
President Ulysses S. Grant. Said to be one of the best horsemen of his time. His parents let him sleep in the stalls as a child, and among his last words were stories about his beloved horse, Jack.
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