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    George Pickett Autographed Letter Signed "G. E. Pickett." One page, 7.5" x 9.75", August 1, 1858. A letter to his superior officer, Colonel Samuel Cooper, U. S. Army Adjutant General, requesting an extended leave of absence. In full: "I have the honor to report myself on Leave of Absence for sixty days with permission to apply for an extension of six months. Special Order Dept. of Pacific." Pickett would later serve as a Confederate general during the Civil War, earning renown for his ill-fated attack during the Battle of Gettysburg known as Pickett's charge. With smoothed folds and some very light toning.


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    October, 2013
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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