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    Abraham Lincoln Signed Military Appointment. One partially printed page of vellum, 14.75" x 19.75", City of Washington; April 7, 1863. A document appointing "S. H. Lunt...Assistant Quartermaster of Volunteers, with the rank of Captain...in the service of the United States." Countersigned by Edwin Stanton as Secretary of War. With docketing and green paper seal at top left. Patriotic vignettes at the top and bottom margins.

    Samuel H. Hunt mustered into Company D of the Second Iowa Infantry on May 27, 1861. He resigned on December 5, 1861 before accepting a commission into the U.S. Volunteers Quartermaster's Department in November 1862. He died of disease on July 28, 1865.

    Condition: A crease crosses the uppermost part of three letters in Lincoln's signature. Dampstain along right edge with probable insect damage. Strip of adhesive residue to top edge of verso. Lightly soiled. Pencil notations on recto.


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