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    Vellum Civil War-Associated Eagle Masthead Commission Signed by President Andrew Johnson (Stamped) and Edwin Stanton. The commission as colonel dates to March 13, 1865 and was executed April 5th 1866. Issued to Alba M. Tucker for "meritorious services during the war". Alba Mark Tucker enlisted as a private in the 100th Indiana Inf. on August 1, 1862 and rose through the ranks, mustering out December 9, 1865. Perfect condition in a period walnut frame. The Stanton signature is authentic; the Johnson signature was accomplished by a steel stamp as usual for this period.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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