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    (Civil War Figures) A good group of 18 pieces in various formats written and/or signed by Civil War officers and other figures. Includes Confederate Pickett's Charge survivor Captain D. M. Burgess, signature on a 8 x 10 inch sheet adding "Capt. Massic company Wm. N. Nelson's Battalion Geo. E. Picketts Division Charge at Getters burg [sic] July 1, 2, & 3, 1863."; Surgeon Joseph A. Phillips L.S., August 17, 1864 appoitning Seth T. Hand "...commissioner to look after and are for all the sick and wounded soldiers of Penna. Regiments in the Department of West Virginia..." Countersigned by Governor Andrew Curtin; Captain Andrew Cowan lengthy T.L.S. Dec. 11, 1913 discussing his Civil War career with special attention to Pickett's charge and Gettybsburg; Maryland Lieutenant Governor Christoper Cox A.L.S. November 18, 1864 making an introduction; John Jay signature on a 4.5 x 2 inch slip dated February 10, 1862. Mounted to a larger sheet; (Gideon Welles) A.L.S. of Henry M. Rice, March 25, 1861 recommending a Mr. Murray as a purser in the navy; H. V. Boynton A.L.S. January 27, 1902 on Chickamauga and Chattanooga Park Commission letterhead concerning "...Gen. Smith's pamphlets... We have not thought any reply to it necessary, since he furnishes in it the findings against him..."; Theodore S. Cuyler A.L.S. April 2, 1864: "Accept my best wishes for the success of your noble movement in behalf of our wounded patriots & heroes..." Mounted to a larger sheet, the verso of which bears the signature and sentiment of the Reverand George B. Cheever, April, 1864; Philadelphia Naval Yard commandant C. K. Stribling A.N.S. December 28, 1863; Charles A. Boutelle A.L.S. January 4, 1883 to Chester A. Arthur concerning a political appointment; C. G. Sawtwlle A.L.S. September 18, 1863. Loss at left margin; Thurlow Weed A.L.S. March 2, 1865: "...My only Brother died in Tennessee, leaving a Small Family with a small Property which has been utterly swept away by the war. Can you get this Permit?" Mounting remnants on verso. With more good material. Should be viewed. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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