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    Gen. William T. Sherman Autograph Letter Signed. Four pages on "Headquarters Army of the United States" letterhead, 5" x 8", Washington, D.C., July 11, 1870, to Mrs. Julia N. Fish: "I take pleasure in informing you that the President [U. S. Grant] has at last resolved to promote Capt. Turnbull. . . ." In this letter signed "W. T. Sherman, General", Sherman recounts the strained relationship between the recently promoted Turnbull and the Artillery School at Fort Monroe, Virginia: "If this school cannot enforce study and attention it cannot long survive." Fort Monroe, which housed Confederate President Jefferson Davis in the late 1860s, still operates. Very fine.

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