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    George Armstrong Custer: Printed Broadside Copy of His November 1864 Promotion to the Rank of Major General. "Signed" by the Secretary of War Stanton, this is Custer's official notification of his promotion in recognition of the "personal gallantry" [and] "military skill" he displayed at the Battle of Cedar Run. Excellent condition except separated cleanly along original horizontal center fold line. Great display appeal. 9.5" x 14.75". This item, along with Lots 49011 and 49030, was purchased by Glen Swanson many years ago in an auction of items deaccessioned by the Monroe, Michigan library, at which time they were identified as having come from the Custer family.
    From the Glenwood Swanson Collection.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    9th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
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