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    7TH CAVALRY DOCUMENT SIGNED BY CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT EDWARD SETTLE GODFREY - Page, two sided, "Form 26," May 1878, used to identify monthly savings on supplies issued to Fort Rice, Dakota Territory. During the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Godfrey served as First Lieutenant in command of Company K of Captain Frederick Benteen's battalion, and was one of the few who survived the day. This printed form, signed by Godfrey as Captain of the 7th Regiment of D Company, documents $22.18 in savings on pork, bread, rice, and coffee for his troops at Fort Rice. Large, bold signature on a bright, crisp, clean document. Archivally matted with a handsome photograph of Godfrey in full military dress and an engraved metal plate, to an overall size of 22" x 18½". from The Chris Kortlander Collection

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