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    Winfield Scott Letter Signed. One page, 5" x 8", Washington, January 9, 1861, to the "Hon. G. W. Hughes/ on the District of Columbia Committee", concerning the reorganization of the District of Columbia's militia. Folds, minor stains. Fine.

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    At the beginning of the Civil War, Scott was the Union general-in-chief. Old and feeble, he resigned on November 1, 1861, ten months after this letter was written, and was succeeded by General George McClellan.



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    October, 2008
    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
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