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    [Civil War] Robert Patterson Autograph Letter Signed "Robert Patterson." One page, 5" x 8", Philadelphia, July 18, 1881, to Colonel I. P. Nicholson regarding an upcoming meeting. The letter was written one month before his death. Patterson was the oldest commissioned major general of the Civil War and was blamed for letting Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston to slip by and reinforce Beauregard at the First Battle of Manassas.

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    December, 2011
    8th-9th Thursday-Friday
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