Tomb: An Overview
The interior is largely made of Carrara and Lee marble from Italy.
Inside a circular crypt, on ground level, are sarcophagi containing the remains of President and Mrs. Grant. The sarcophagi are made of red granite from Montello, Wisconsin, and each weighs 8½ tons.
Around the crypt is a path along which one will find niches containing busts of five of Grant's greatest lieutenants, added in 1938 as part of a WPA project: