Sunday, March 1, 2009

Grant and Lee: Exhibit at The New York Historical Society

An interesting exhibit at the New York Historical Society: Grant and Lee.

General Lee was perhaps the greatest general in the history of American warfare, and the near-mythological embodiment of the so-called "Lost Cause" of the South.

General Grant, while not the tactical genius Lee was, commanded the Union army, perhaps the most powerful army ever assembled up until that time.

Here's a bronze bust of General Lee on his famous horse, Traveller:

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