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    Modoc Indian War Document Signed, "W. H. Boyle" and "Edwin C. Mason", 1873. Two pages, front and verso, 16.5" x 12.75", January 1873, Lost River, Oregon, partially printed. The military document is a roll of non-commissioned officers and privates employed on extra duty. Mason, signed as major commanding the 21st Infantry, received three brevet ranks for gallantry during the Civil War, ending with the rank of Brigadier General of Volunteers. Mason continued his career in the west with two more brevets for gallantry during the Indian Wars before retiring in 1895.

    Condition: Clean and very fine.


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    January, 2009
    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
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