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    Union Generals A good collection of 12 pieces consisting of letters, documents and clipped signatures of Civil War Union generals. Includes Cassius M. Clay A.L.S. White Hall, Kentucky, July 5, 1895 concerning "...my recall by Seward in 1862... Seward introduced the corrupt Albany politics into Washington... the notorious Lobbyists - Green Adams & Co. Swelled Perkins' Swindle from a few thousands to hundreds of thousands- but did not fine an ally in me... I am now universally seen to be the Annexor of Alaska!". Together with an A.L.S. [no place], July 23, 1855; Irwin McDowell, A.L.S. Washington, May 17, 1846 to his son to his son: "I enclose you herewith the General's Order to be ready to join hem and I think you will receive his orders the day after this comes to hand. The distant service, is, as you may suppose, Mexico. The details of the campaign have not been fully determined upon...The entire force is to be under the command of General Scott -- Genl. Wool is to have command of the right column or wing... and direct his march on Chihuahua a city of some size and importance... Col. Kearney of the 1st Dragoons to march on Santa Fe..."; G. A. DeRussey A.L.S. Fort Hamilton, January 3, 1780; F. T. Dent Signature on a card adding "Staff Genl. Grant"; Henry M. Devin A.L.S. St. Louis, January 24, 1864; Henry L. Abbot A.L.S. Broadway Landing, Virginia, November 21, 1864; Edward S. Bragg A.L.S. Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, October 9, 1892. Together with a signature on a 3.5 x 2 inch card; L. E. Chittenden A.L.S. Washington, April 24, 1864 relating a touching incident involving an old woman from Ohio wandering Washington looking for her sick soldier son; Darius N. Couch A.N.S. signed twice sending his autograph. Together with an A.L.S. Pensacola, Florida, [circa 1847]. Together twelve pieces in very good to fine condition. Should be viewed. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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