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    Ambrose Burnside and Governor K. Warren A fine pair of letters: an autograph letter signed, "G. K. Warren Maj. Genl Vols.," 7.5" x 9.5", "Hd. Qurs. 5th A.L.," November 2, 1864 to General Lorenzo Thomas in Washington, acknowledging "...the receipt of my letter of appointment as Major of Engineers..." Together with a letter signed "A. E. Burnside," 7.5" x 9.5", "Head Qrs. 9th Army Corps Front of Petersburg, Va," June 24, 1864 to Thomas P. Dickerman. Burnside writes in part, "I am very sorry to find that your increasing ill-health should require you to leave the service, but I am not surprised at the effect of the fatigue of this severe campaign upon your constitution. If affords me great pleasure to say to you before you leave, that while with my Head Quarters your Services have always been more cheerfully and faithfully rendered, and have been in every way acceptable - I trust that in the change of scene and quite attentions of home you may find a sure restoration to health..." Both letters are in excellent condition. Nicely matted together with gold accents and ready for framing. From the collection of Bradley O'Leary. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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