Cincinnati: 1885. First Edition, First Printing. Original wraps. 4 1/2 X 7 Inches. 4 PP. Very Good. Item #2570
Original August 8, 1885 Memorial Service program from the city of Grant's birth. Front cover engraving features scenes of Grant taking the oath of office as President, on the battlefield and staning alongside his horse, Cincinnati. The memorial service committee chaired by General Andrew Hickenlooper, a veteran of the Atlanta, Shiloh and Vicksburg campaigns. While many similar programs have appeared at auction, we have yet to locate one originating from Cincinnati. Light wear to spine. A bit of toning. A very appealing specimen overall.