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Pres. Lincoln, U.S. Grant & the Lieutenant General Act

Washington, DC
Saturday, July 21, 2012

Arizona State University history professor Brooks Simpson talks about the Lieutenant General Act of 1864. The act made Ulysses S. Grant a lieutenant general and gave him command of the Union Army. Professor Simpson spoke at the U.S. Capitol Historical Society’s 2012 Civil War Symposium.

Updated: Monday, July 23, 2012 at 9:56am (ET)

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