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    Civil War: Union Generals and Officers Autograph Group A good collection of fifteen pieces including Philip Henry Sheridan Signature adding rank as major general, 4 x 1.5 inches, removed from a document mounted to a small slip of period paper; Winfield Scott Hancock, clipped signature on a 4 x 1 inch slip; Schuyler Hamilton A.L.S. one page, 5 x 8 inches, Jamaica, Queens, [N.Y.], Nov. 17, 1879; Quincy Adams Gillmore, A.L.S. one page, 5 x 8 inches, New York, November 27, 1867; O.O. Howard A.L.S. one page, 5 x 8 inches, Washington, April 16, 1866, Don Carlos Buell Signature on 4 x 1.5 inch slip adding rank as major general; Carl Schurz A.L.S. two pages, 5 x 6.5 inches, New York, March 15, 1884; William Wilson A.D.S. one page, 5 x 5 inches, Baltimore, August 15, 1863, a pass to visit "Col. Davis, Rebel prisoner, confined at Ft. Mc Henry"; A Schaff Endorsement Signature on a docket portion of a document adding rank, 3.5 x 8 inches, Fort Delaware a "Petition for release form imprisonment & restoration to the rights of citizenship"; H. F. Clarke A.L.S. two pages, 8 x 10 inches, West Point, January 30, 1856 requesting parts for an artillery piece. Offered together with letters from several Union officers including Maj. C. T. Christenson, A.L.S., March 6, 1863; W. H. Chesebrough, A.L.S., October 27, 1863; Thomas L. Kane, A.L.S., March 13, 1860; R. H. Hall, A.L.S. January, 26, 1863; Leslie Combs, A.N.S., January 11, 1855. Most pieces are in very good to fine condition. Together fifteen pieces. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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