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    Edwin M. Stanton Partly Printed Letter Signed as secretary of war, on Department letterhead, 1 page, 8" x 10", Washington, 31 May 1865. To A[mos] Stickney, notifying him that he has been appointed a Major by brevet for "faithful and meritorious services during the recent campaigns", to rank as such from 13 March. Stickney, a Missouri native, entered West Point in 1860 and as a lieutenant in the engineers was active with the Army of the Tennessee during the campaign in Georgia. Some chipping with folds; fine.

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