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    Alexander Stewart Webb, MOH, Holographic Document Signed Twice. Inventory and inspection report of quartermaster's property, 83rd Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, March 13, 1863. One page, docketed on the verso, 16" x 12.25". Signed "Alex. S. Webb, Lt.Col. A.Q.G. [Acting Quartermaster General] 5th Corps"; with a second signature by Webb on the verso. The document is fine. It is sold with several sheets of research.

    Webb (1835-1911) graduated from the United States Military Academy, West Point in 1855. He saw combat in the Seminole War and was an instructor at West Point. In August 1862 he was appointed a Lieutenant Colonel in the regular army. He was promoted Brigadier General in June 1863 and took command of the 2nd Brigade, Gibbon's Division, of Hancock's 2nd Corps. On the third day of the Battle of Gettysburg, Webb's Brigade was at the focal point of Pickett's charge. His command lost 451 men killed and wounded. Webb was also wounded. He received the Congressional Medal of Honor for that action.


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