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General Ulysses S. Grant continues his victory tour of American cities, arriving in Boston, Massachusetts

Ulysses Simpson Grant, Brady image, detail
Continuing his victory tour of leading cities, General U.S. Grant together with his wife, four children, two servants, and his staff of four Army colonels, arrived in the evening by special train at the Worcester Depot in Boston, Massachusetts.  He stayed in the city until the following Tuesday, lodging at the Revere House. As with other stops, he was met with massive crowds and extensive cheering.  (By John Osborne)   
Source Citation: 
"Movements of Gen. Grant: His Reception at Boston Yesterday," New York Times, July 30, 1865, p.1.