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Ulysses S. Grant assumes command of the army...



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March 18, 1864

NEW-YORK TIMES, March 18, 1864  The top of the front page reports the appointment of Ulysses S. Grant to the command of the armies of the United States, including the general order issued by the President appointing Grant to the command of the armies, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Hereafter is a message from Grant that begins: "I assume command of the armies of the United States...", signed in type: U. S. Grant. Also a report on Grant's departure for Washington to assume command, plus the names of the members of his staff.
Eight pages, nice condition.

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