Grand Review Document Based Questions

Grand Review
The Grand Review of the Union Army veterans on Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C., May 23-24, 1865. Library of Congress


  1. What do you notice first about this picture? What stands out?
  2. Where do you think this photograph was taken? How can you tell?
  3. What do you think the mood of the event was? Why?
  4. What was the importance of the Grand Review?
  5. How do you think the Grand Review might have affected the perspectives of the Union soldiers?

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