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    Union General John Pope Autograph Letters (Two) Signed and Cartes de Visite (Two). The three-page ALS is signed twice "John Pope" and dated March 21, 1863, on letterhead reading, "Head-Quarters, Department of the Northwest" and addressed to Wisconsin's Governor E. Salomon regarding sending three doctors "to Genl. Grant's Army." In the two-page ALS (signed "John Pope" and dated November 13, 1868), the general writes highly of Colonel C. B. Atchison to former Union General Irvin McDowell. Both letters are written in dark ink. The two CDVs contain imprints on the reverse (E. Anthony published one from a Brady negative; W. H. Sherman of Milwaukee photographed the other). In one, the bearded general strikes a Napoleonic pose in uniform; the other is a head-and-shoulder portrait in uniform. Toned with only minor stains.

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    December, 2014
    12th Friday
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