Tomb: An Overview
Artwork and Furnishings
In 1966, mosaic murals by
Allyn Cox were added to three lunettes inside Grant's Tomb. The murals
portray scenes from three of Grant's greatest campaigns.
horseback) during the Vicksburg Campaign (November 1862 - July
Missionary Ridge, to the right of General George H. Thomas (November
E. Lee surrenders to Grant at Appomattox Court House (April 9,
also contains two reliquary rooms with murals by Dean Fausett
that feature classical themes as well as maps depicting the
theater of the Civil War.
|Locations of battles
are indicated by crossed sabers. Grant's battles are indicated
with a star.
|In the center of the
reliquary room are bronze trophy cases containing replicas of
Civil War battle flags.