Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885). USMA, West Point, 1843; USA. Beginning rank: Colonel. Ending rank: General in Chief. From Brady, et al., Civil War Military Leaders in Photographs.
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Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865). Abraham Lincoln became the 16th president of the United States, leading his country through its greatest trial, the Civil War (1861-1865). He also saw slavery as hypocritical for a nation founded on the principle that “all men are created equal.” In January 1863, Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. On April 14th, 1865, he was assassinated at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC by John Wilkes Booth.
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