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    Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection. This lot contains two autograph letters, signed, and one signature of Ambrose Everett Burnside. The two autograph letters are signed "A.E. Burnside."

    The first ALS is two pages, 4" x 6", personal letterhead, np, March 29, 1967. The content is routine, it is in response to a woman asking for a letter Burnside might have from General Sheridan.

    The second ALS is two pages, 5" x 6", personal letterhead, Washington D.C., April 6, 1884. The content is routine.

    The signature is a small piece of paper that has been clipped from a larger document, it measures 4.5" x 2.75". He signs it, "A.E. Burnside R.I."

    Burnside was a Union general during the Civil War, he fought in many key battles including the disastrous Union defeat at Fredericksburg.

    The two letters are in very fine condition; the usual folds are present; they are both laid down on a larger sheet of paper. The signature is in very fine condition; slight soiling present on edges; signature has been clipped and laid down on a white card. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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