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    Civil War Officers - A group of 23 pieces in a variety of formats including correspondence and documents signed by Civil War officers, soldiers, and others. Includes Rufus Ingalls, A.D.S. July 29, 1862, a permit to allow General Hooker's aide, Lieutenant William H. Laurence to "Have five contra bands for service at Hooker's Hd. Qrs..."; Confederate Colonel William T. Adams A.L.S. "Head Quarters Cosbys Cav. Brigade", Oct 8, 1863 to William T. Sherman at Vicksburg "Capt. W. F. Bullock A. A.A.G. visits your lines, to day, under flag of truce , as bearer of official dispatches from Brig. Genl. W. A. Jackson to your self... Requesting for him and his party the customary courtesies and privileges..."; John C. Blank A.L.S. December 29, 1887 to "Private Dalzell" thanking the latter for his note; Private John D. Ball A.N.S. January 19, 1863 concerning a payroll matter; Lieutenant Colonel C. C. Holmes A.L.S. June 30, 1862 concerning relieving the "Boston Cadets"; Maine adjutant general John L. Hodsdon A.L.S., September 4, 1861; Major Wagner Swayne A.L.S. November 23, 1861 concerning recruitment matters and equipping the 43rd Ohio Volunteers. Fold separations; Lieutenant Colonel David T. Jenkins A.L.S. "Camp on Potomac Creek Va." May 17, 1863 noting receipt of "the Army compass..."; Colonel Charles Albright A.L.S. July 22, 1869, to Ulysses S. Grant recommending a former subordinate in the 132nd. Pennsylvania Volunteers. Laid in; Colonel Adrian R. Root A.L.S. to General J. W. Hoffman informing the latter that the regiment has been filled to capacity; Captain John Roberts A.L.S. February 5, 1863 to a friend: "...We all conde to the opinion of imbecility at Washington, and yet we are powerless toward making a reform. The advance of the French into Mexico is sufficient cause for Serious alarm-- Especially was we cannot See the end of our civil war under the policy of the present administration..."; Major R. A. Parrish A.L.S. March 10, 1862 noting receipt of hospital stores; Captain O. W. Parker A.L.S. November 13, 1864; Colonel S. S. Huard A.L.S. April 15, 1862 explaining why "Cap. D. W. Self...did not appear on the field of battle at Shiloh until the morning of the 7th..."; Assistant Adjutant General, Hemp. W. Smith A.L.S. April 23, 1863; Captain R. T. Frantz A.L.S. August 15, 1864 concerning an enlistment; Lieutenant Colonel W. B. French A.L.S. August 31, 1863, "...General Neil is in Phila. pretending sick..."; Assistant Adjutant General Fred T. Locke A.L.S. December 20, 1863 concerning enlistments; Captain J. A. McMillian A.L.S. February 25, 1862 granting a leave of absence. More material, too voluminous to detail here. Most are in very good to fine condition. Should be viewed. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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