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    Ambrose Everett Burnside Autograph Letter Signed "A.E. Burnside." One page, 4.4" x 7", Providence, Rhode Island, February 25, 1864. The content of the letter is routine, thanking the president of the Young Men's Christian Association for an honor they had bestowed on him. Burnside was a senator, politician, and Union General in the Civil War. His legacy lives on today by the popular facial hair feature named for him; "sideburns." The letter is in fine condition; usual folds are present; small stain on the lower right corner on obverse; slight soiling present on the fold lines. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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