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    General George A. Custer 1863 Autograph Note Signed "G.A. Custer", one page, 3.5" x 3", framed and matted with a print of Custer in Major Generals uniform, under glass (14.25" x 21" overall), np, September 11, 1863. The note reads: "H'qrs Examining Board 3rd Div., September 11, 1863, Reply forwarded by the Examining Board recommended attention requested to enclosed extract from proceedings of this board case of Capt. Casey. G.A. Custer, Brig. Gen. Vols. Pres. Of Ex. Board." On 26 June 1863, Custer was appointed the "Brevet" rank of Brigadier General of Volunteers and placed in command of the 2nd Brigade, 3rd Cavalry Division at Gettysburg and Yellow Tavern. He commanded the 3rd Cavalry Division in the Shenandoah Valley campaign, Fisher's Hill and Five Forks. The note is still very legible and the ink still bright. Overall this item is in fine condition.

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    December, 2006
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