Grant's Cabin

Grant's Cabin (HM1XV)

Location: Hopewell, VA 23860
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 19.021', W 77° 16.575'

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From November 1864 through March 1865, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant lived in this modest cabin. From here he directed Union armies in the climactic final campaigns of the war and hosted some of the notable figures of the era: President and Mrs. Lincoln, Major General William T. Sherman, Secretary of State William Seward, and Secretary of War Edwin Stanton.

This was one of 22 cabins that stood on the Eppes property. After the war, Grant's cabin was moved to Philadelphia, where it remained on display for 116 years. In 1981, the National Park Service returned the cabin to City Point and reassembled it on its original site. About ten percent of the structure is original. It is one of the few vestiges of the Union occupation of City Point.
HM NumberHM1XV
Placed ByPetersburg National Battlefield, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 4:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 298297 N 4132470
Decimal Degrees37.31701667, -77.27625000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 19.021', W 77° 16.575'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 19' 1.26" N, 77° 16' 34.50" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1001-1099 Pecan Ave, Hopewell VA 23860, US
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