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    George G. Meade, (1815-1872), Union General in the Civil War, victor of Gettysburg, Letter Signed "George G. Meade" one page, 7.75" x 9.75", Philadelphia, September 18, 1865 transmitting "... a Monthly Return of the Headquarters, Military Division of the Atlantic for August 1865..." Meade was mustered out of the volunteer service at the close of the Civil War, but remained with the regular army, and was appointed commander of the Military Division of the Atlantic. He served for some time in Atlanta during Reconstruction, but spent most of the reminder of his life in Philadelphia in a home donated by its citizens in thanks for his services to the country. Partial horizontal fold separations, else fine. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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