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General Ulysses S. Grant visits the United States Military Academy and reviews the Corps of Cadets

General U.S. Grant reviewing the cadets at West Point, New York, June 8, 1865, artist's impression, detail
06/08/1865
General U.S. Grant and his family arrived at the United States Military Academy from New York City on the Hudson River steamer Henry Burden in time for lunch with the School Superintendent at the West Point Hotel.  In the afternoon he visited classes in session and later the assembled Corps of Cadets passed in review in his honor.  He is reported to have shaken hands and spoken with every West Pointer from the class of 1865.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
Brian R. McEnany, For Brotherhood and Duty: The Civil War History of the West Point Class of 1862 (Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2015), 330. 
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