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    George Meade Praises an Officer's Conduct at Gettysburg Very fine autograph letter signed, "Geo. G. Meade Maj. Genl. U.S.A.," 3.25" x 7.25", Philadelphia, March 21, 1866. He writes in full, "I fully concur with Maj. Genl. Hooker in the written recommendations and as Lt Col Dickinson served on my staff at Gettysburg behaving there with his usual conspicuous gallantry and receiving a severe wound. I beg to urge and additional grade for Gallantry & fine conduct at the Battle of Gettysburg." Bright and clean and in overall excellent condition. Expertly matted with an engraving of Meade with gilt accents around both the letter and engraving. From the collection of Bradley O'Leary. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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