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    Philip Sheridan Signed Cabinet Card Presented to U.S.Grant "P. H. Sheridan Lieut General" below image in margin, H. Rocher, Chicago, Illinois backmark. An aging Sheridan appears here in a full dress uniform decked out with service medals, including the gold medal presented to him by General Grant, and having three stars on its epaulettes. This image dates from between the late 1870s and Sheridan's 1883 appointment to full General. Slight wear to edges with hairline water stains along the lower margin and through the left field. Overall fine condition. Philip Sheridan (1831 - 1888) is best remembered as Grant's cavalry chief during the latter part of the Civil War. His scorched earth policy in the Shenandoah Valley set the tone for modern warfare.

    Provenance: U.S. Grant II; Christie's; The Tharpe Collection of American Military History

    Exhibited: The Liberty Heritage Society Museum


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    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
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