Massaponax Church, Virginia. 'Council of War' General Ulysses S. Grant (left end of bench nearest tree) writing a dispatch, May 21, 1864 (Timothy O'Sullivan/ Library of Congress)

Massaponax Church, Virginia. ‘Council of War’ General Ulysses S. Grant (left end of bench nearest tree) writing a dispatch, May 21, 1864 (Timothy O’Sullivan/ Library of Congress)