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U.S. Grant Funeral

Gen. Grant's heroic last battle

U.S. Grant Funeral

On August 8th, 1885, New York City hosted the longest funeral procession in history for General U.S. Grant. Grant had died two weeks earlier at Grant Cottage near Saratoga Springs, NY after completing his memoirs. This video has been produced by Tim Welch from scans of photographs shot by the U.S. Instant Photographic Company of Boston. This video is seen by people who visit the place where the General died after completing his Memoirs near Saratoga Springs, NY. Visit our web site at

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Gen. Grant's heroic last battle

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Title - 'Ike "explains" about Gen. Lee'. Washington DC, United States of America (USA). Back view press reporters rising as President Dwight Eisenhower arrives. High angle shot of Eisenhower walking to stand. MS Eisenhower listening to woman reporter asking question. CU Eisenhower replying (natural sound).

Queen In USA (1957)

Jamestown. LV. Queen Elizabeth II accompanied by two officials walking past crowds in Festival Park in Jamestown, Virginia. SV. Crowd applauding. SV. Queen and officials, mounting steps to platform. SV. Crowd. SV. Queen speaking, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh is on her left (natural sound). She talks about historical importance of Jamestown in US history. GV. Crowd. SV. Old world Pavilion in Festival Park. GV. Queen and officials walking through pavilion. SV. Queen about to sign a book, she signs. SCU. Queen looking at Magna Carta. CU. Pan, Magna Carta. SV. Queen and Duke looking at Magna Carta. GV. Queen walking with officials through replica of historic village in Festival Park. SV. 17th Century Infantrymen seen. SV. Two infantrymen stand beside field gun. SCU. Two infantrymen holding poles. SV. Crowds outside stockade. GV. Replicas of historic ships of the settlers, camera pans to Queen. SV. Queen and officials walking along quayside. AS. Masts are on one of the ships. SV. Queen followed by Duke boarding one of the ships. GV. Ships in harbour. Williamsbourg. Queen and Duke walking to open carriage. SCU. Queen and Duke in carriage. LV. Carriage leaving for Governor's Palace, crowd cheering. Washington. GV. President's plane taxiing in at Washington D.C. GV. Guard of Honour at attention. GV. Plane taxiing to halt. GV. Guard of Honour. LV. Queen descending steps. SV. Guard of Honour. LV. Queen descending steps followed by Duke. Queen shakes hands with President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike). LV. Queen and Duke shaking hands with officials. SV. Queen and President Eisenhower step onto dais for speech. CU. President Eisenhower speaking (natural sound) - welcomes them. GV. Cameramen. SV. Queen speaking. She expresses happiness to be there and President Eisenhower thanks her. SV. Car draws up and Queen is helped into car by President Eisenhower. GV. Royal car en route with escort. SV. White House, Queen steps from car and shakes hands with Mrs Eisenhower (Mamie) at the top of the stairs. SV. Cameramen. SV. Prince Philip, Mrs Eisenhower, the Queen, and President pose at the steps of the White House. FILM ID:1503.33

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