Mourning the Death of President Ulysses S. Grant, 1885

Mourning the Death of President Ulysses S. Grant, 1885

Time Frame: 1885

Crowds gather at the capitol on Aug. 8, 1885 to mourn the death of President Ulysses S. Grant. During times of crisis, the capitol often was the place Iowans came to learn the latest information or to feel involved. Grant died on July 23, 1885.
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