Ulysses S.Grant Memorial, Union Square,Capitol Hill, Washington DC

Ulysses S. Grant Memorial & Capitol Reflecting Pool in Union Square

A brief history;

 

  • The Ulysses S. Grant Memorial is located in Union Square and has a prominent spot between the western grounds of the U.S Capitol Building & the Capitol Reflecting Pool.

 

  • The memorial is made up of complex bronze equestrian statuary depicting scenes from the American Civil War inlcuding the central figure of General Grant on horseback, flanked to the south by the "Artillery Group" and north by the "Infantry Group".

 

  • The memorial was sculpted by Henry Merwin Shrady, taking 20 years to complete.

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If you would like to see more photography from areas surrounding the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial please visit these galleries;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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