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    Abraham Lincoln Signed Military Appointment. DS "Abraham Lincoln", one page on vellum, 15.5" x 19.5", Washington, D.C., 1 August 1864. Countersigned by Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, this document appoints Peter S. Bancroft "Captain in the Veteran Reserve Corps". Document has cockling, and dampstaining along right margin; however Lincoln's signature is quite bold, affected only by a single horizontal fold.

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