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    Abraham Lincoln Military Appointment Signed "Abraham Lincoln" and countersigned by Secretary of War Edwin Stanton. One vellum page partly printed, 15.75" x 19", April 1, 1864, "City of Washington", with handsome engraved military and patriotic vignettes. The document appoints "John P. Macey . . . Second Lieutenant in the Tenth regiment of Infantry in the service of the United States." Macy, whose name has been misspelled on this appointment, enlisted as a private in 1858. He survived the Civil War, serving in the 10th Infantry, Army of the Potomac, and resigned as a captain in 1868. Department of War seal in top left. Fine.

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    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
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