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    Union Major General Philip Kearny, Mortally Wounded at the Battle of Chantilly, Virginia Autograph Note Signed "P. Kearny". One page, 5" x 2.75", dated July 19, 1862. The document reads in full: "Given to a worthy comrade Pvt. Bacon 18th Mass / P. Kearny / General Cmdg / 2nd Division 3rd Corps / July 19th 1862". Written just a month and a half before he was killed at Chantilly. The private he signed the note for was likely Edwin J. Bacon, taken prisoner just over a month later at the 2nd Bull Run. Some modest age toning along the edges, else excellent condition.

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    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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