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    John F. Reynolds Scarce War Date Endorsement Signature "John F. Reynolds Maj. Gen. Vols. Comdg." removed from a document, "Hd. Qrs. 1st. Infy Corps", January 11, 1863. Reynolds (1820-63), a Union major general, was captured at Glendale, later fighting at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg where he was killed by a sharpshooter on the first day of the battle. Just months after this was penned, he arrived with the vanguard of Federal forces into Gettysburg. It was while bringing up the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, he was shot from his horse an killed instantly on July 1, 1863. Small loss at upper left, else fine. A fine rarity.

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    December, 2006
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
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