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    Civil War Date Winfield Scott Hancock Autograph Letter Signed, "Winf'd Hancock", one page, 5" x 8", Washington, D.C., February 19, 1865, to Abner S. Bridy, George Roscoe and George W. Blauvelt, location unknown but likely Washington. The letters reads: "Your invitation to me to be present at Ford's Theatre on the evening of February 22d - the occasion of a gymnastic exhibition and ball to be given under the patronage, of the members of Brody's Gymnasium, has been received. It would afford me much pleasure to attend but a previous engagement will interfere." A few marginal pencil notations and light staining, else fine condition.
    Major General Winfield Scott Hancock, USMA Class of 1844, is best remembered as the commander who held the Union center during Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg. Ex. Henry E. Luhrs Collection.


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