Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Ulysses S. Grant Civil War Letter as Major General, 1863 Autograph letter signed, "U. S. Grant Maj. Gen. U.S.A. Comdg.," 2 pages, 5.25" x 8", Chattanooga, November 2, 1863 to Captain M. R. W. Greber of the 4th Missouri Cavalry. Grant writes in full, "Your letter of the 30th of Sept. asking for my autograph to add to the collection of your father now has it only just rec'd. I give it to you freely and only regret that the delay in the mail may have already made it so late that this will not reach you before your departure for your foreign home. My best wishes will accompany you to the land of your fathers. I at the same time forbear expressing my thanks, through you, for the patriotic loyalty of our adopted citizens, your countrymen in this hour of trial. I believe also we have with us sympathy of your home government." In excellent condition and boldly signed. Beautifully matted with a portrait of Grant. A most desirable item. From the collection of Bradley O'Leary. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 438

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold on Apr 13, 2005 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 October 20 Manuscripts Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search