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In Washington D.C., thousands watch as the victorious Army of the Potomac parades through the city

The Grand Review, Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington D.C., May 23-24, 1865, artist's impression, detail
05/23/1865
On the first day of the Grand Review of the victorious Union armies, the Army of the Potomac marched through the capital city in bright and sunny weather. The army's 2nd and 5th Corps, along with the cavalry of General Sheridan made a remarkable sight as Sheridan's men alone took an hour to pass the reviewing stand.  On the stand were President Johnson, General Grant, and the Army of the Potomac commander, General Meade. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Chronicles of the Great Rebellion Against the United States of America (Philadelphia, PA: A. Winch, 1867), 107. 

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