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    Indian Wars Fighter George Crook Ordered to Arizona by Headquarters Military Division of The Pacific, 1871. One page, 6.75" x 9.5", San Francisco, May 11, 1871, printed Special Orders No. 82: "Lieutenant-Colonel George Crook, 23d Infantry, will proceed to Portland, Oregon, on business connected with his late command, which he will complete without unnecessary delay, and will then comply with Special Orders No. 176, Adjutant General's Office, May 2d 1871, assigning him to the command of the Department of Arizona." Stamped on verso in blue, "Capt. G. O. Smith, A. C. M. May 12, 1871 San Francisco." The document is signed by Medal of Honor winner "Wm M Wherry" as "Captain and Bvt. Col., A. D. C."

    Very fine.

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    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
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