Ulysses Grant's Camp Chair

Description
Physical Description
Wood with a canvas seat.
Specific History
This camp chair was used by Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War. After the war, Grant gave the camp chair to his former aid-de-camp George Goodsell of the 17th Michigan Infantry Regiment.
Object Name
chair
associated dates
1861-1865
user
Grant, Ulysses S.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
wool (seat material)
Measurements
average spatial: 14 cm x 46.5 cm x 60.5 cm; 5 1/2 in x 18 5/16 in x 23 13/16 in
overall: 30 1/2 in x 16 in x 16 1/2 in; 77.47 cm x 40.64 cm x 41.91 cm
associated place
United States
ID Number
1985.0713.01
catalog number
1985.0713.01
accession number
1985.0713
subject
Military
ThinkFinity
event
Civil War
Civil War and Reconstruction
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
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Exhibition
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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