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Ulysses Grant's Camp Chair

Ulysses Grant's Camp Chair

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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
associated dates
Grant, Ulysses S.
associated place
United States
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
wool (seat material)
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
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
Civil War and Reconstruction
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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