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    Civil War: Union Generals: A good collection of 24 pieces in a variety of formats. Includes William T. Sherman signature with closing removed from a letter "Your friend W. T.". Mounted to a larger sheet; Joseph Hooker Signature adding "Maj Genl" on a 3 x 1 inch card; Joseph Hooker Signature adding rank as "Maj Genl" on a 3 x 1 inch card. Irregularly cut at top left grazing signature, toned; John E. Wool A.L.S. February 26, 1864 writing that "...it would be singular, as it appears to me, if the application to carry my case to the United Sates Court would be refused. Gudeman is a Georgian and a rebel. I have an invoice of goods purchased by Gudeman which sir I hold by the United States. They were intended for three rebels. I am a citizen of New York and an officer of the Army, acting at the time of Gudeman's arrest, officially under the orders of the President..."; William D. Whipple A.L.S. September 25, 1892 concerning his leaving Washington; Alexander S. Webb A.L.S. October 11, 1867 requesting information. Mounted; John Williams A.L.S. January 14, 1856 concerning the Congressional directory; Seth Williams A.L.S. February 15, 1866 sending autographs; Samuel B. Holabird mounted signature adding rank; Admiral Charles Wikes A.L.S. April 15, 1838, Mounted; Amos Eaton A.L.S. June 14, 1874 regarding a monument; James A. Hardie A.L.S. April 9, 1863 regarding a commission; John M. Thayer A.L.S. September 20, 1880 concerning a veterans reunion; Lorenzo Thomas L.S. June 2, 1840 assigning Capt. E. Schriver as Inspector General; Joseph Totten L.S. November 8, 1862, requesting "...a list of the Counties comprising each Congressional District..." to assist him in assigning cadets; Edward D. Townsend A.L.S. July 24, 1862; Edward D. Townsend printed L.S. April 9, 1869 announcing the death of William A. Nichols; Edward D. Townsend A.L.S. October 9, 1882 forwarding his autograph; Rear Admiral James R. Tryon T.L.S. December 3, 1894 concerning distilled water for the navy; Joseph R. Hawley A.N.S. September 25, 1888; Thomas J. Haines D.S. December 3, 1864; A 7 x 9 inch sheet bearing six mounted clipped signatures including Edmund Scheiver, Seth Williams, Alexander Dyer, (Lt. Col) Sitgrave, Gordon Granger, and Lorenzo Thomas; and others. Most of the pieces are in very good to fine condition. Should be viewed. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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