Union General John Schofield War Date ES

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General John Schofield War Date endorsement signed, “John Schofield” in ink. Dated September 25th, 1863. Measures 3.75 X 3.25. Overall fine with typical folds. Great item for framing. Photo not included.

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John Schofield (1831-1906) was an 1853 graduate of West Point and held many important commands during the war. He was present at many major battles including the Atlanta Campaign, Franklin and Nashville. He later served as U.S. Secretary of War under Presidents Andrew Johnson and Ulysses S. Grant, and Commanding General of the United States Army.

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Union General Gilman Marston DS *WIA 2nd Bull Run*

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Gilman Marston document signed, Exeter Dec. 3rd, 1855. In ink. Measures 4 X 8. Some wear and tape shows on left side, folds, and slight ink bleeding from verso. Fine condition. Signature is clear and bold. Great item to frame. Photo not included.

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Marston served in the Union Army during the Civil War. He first saw combat as colonel of the 2nd New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry during the First Battle of Bull Run in July 1861. His arm was shattered, but he refused an amputation. After he recovered, he fought in the Peninsula Campaign, Second Battle of Bull Run, and Battle of Fredericksburg.

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Union General Rufus Ingalls Signature

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Signed on verso of document “Rufus Ingalls” in ink. Document is dated May 17th, 1879 from the Chief Quartermasters office, Fort Omaha, Nebraska. Document has folds, one of which is beginning to separate. There is some toning throughout. Overall very good. His signature is crips and clean. Photo not included. 

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With the outbreak of the Civil War in April 1861, Ingalls was reassigned to duty at Fort Pickens in Florida. He became a major and then a lieutenant colonel in the volunteer army. Shortly after the First Battle of Manassas in July, he moved northward to Virginia to serve as aide-de-camp to Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan. He was promoted to the rank of major in January 1862.

Ingalls helped establish effective supply depots at YorktownEltham‘s Landing, Cumberland Landing, and White House Landing for McClellan’s Army of the Potomac during the Peninsula Campaign. He skillfully evacuated White House Landing with all supplies, transportation and labor during the Seven Day’s Battles. Consequently, he became the Chief Quartermaster of the Army of the Potomac in August 1862 following the Peninsula Campaign and performed his duties efficiently during the Northern Virginia and subsequent Maryland Campaigns, winning praise for his logistics skills.

In June 1864, his old friend Ulysses S. Grant placed Ingalls in charge of supply with responsibility for all Federal armies operating against Petersburg and Richmond. His logistics base at City Point, Virginia, became the largest port operation in the Western Hemisphere.

Ingalls won brevets to the rank of major general in both the regular and volunteer services.

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Civil War Union General Edmund Schriver ALS

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Autograph letter signed, 1 page, both sides in ink. Schriver signs on verso “E. Schriver”. The letter is dated September 26th but no year. The letter has folds, some soiling and toning and ink bleeding. Overall very good. A side of the page has some tears and folding from both sides. 

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EDMUND SCHRIVER (1812-1899) served in the U. S. Army in both the Second Seminole War and the American Civil War. During the Civil War, he participated in the Shenandoah, northern Virginia and Richmond campaigns and the Battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, rising to the rank of colonel and being brevetted a major general near the end of the war.

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Union General William F. “Baldy” Smith Card Signed + Engraving

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Card Signed in ink. “Respectfully your obedient servant, William F. Smith, Maj. Genl Vols.” Card measures 4 X 2. Nice crisp signature and ideal for framing. Included is a beautiful period engraving of the Battle of Antietam depicting General Burnside’s Division storming the bridge. Would look great framed together. Smith was praised for gallantry at the 7 days Battle and Antietam. 

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William Farrar Smith (February 17, 1824 – February 28, 1903), known as ‘Baldy’ Smith, was a Union general in the American Civil War, notable for attracting the extremes of glory and blame. He was praised for his gallantry in the Seven Days Battles and the Battle of Antietam, but was demoted for insubordination after the disastrous defeat at the Battle of Fredericksburg. As chief engineer of the Army of the Cumberland, he achieved recognition by restoring a supply line that saved that army from starvation and surrender, known the “Cracker Line”, that helped Union troops to success in the Chattanooga Campaign in the autumn of 1863. Leading the first operation against Petersburg, Smith’s hesitation, possibly illness-related, cost the Union a prime opportunity for a quick end to the war, and he was relieved of command.

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Union General Fletcher Webster ALS *KIA 2nd Bull Run*

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Fletcher Webster (1818-1862) ALS, 1 page. Washington, April 30th 1841. Overall fine with some typical folds. He was the son of Daniel Webster and was killed at the 2nd Battle of Bull Run. Perfect item for framing. Photo not included.

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Daniel Fletcher Webster, commonly known as Fletcher Webster (July 25, 1818 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire – August 30, 1862) was the son of renowned politician Daniel Webster and Grace Fletcher Webster. He was educated at Dartmouth College. During his father’s first term as Secretary of State, Fletcher served as Chief Clerk of the United States State Department which, at the time, was the second most powerful office in the State Department. As Chief Clerk, he delivered the news of President William Henry Harrison’s death to the new President, John Tyler.

During the Civil War, Webster served as colonel of the 12th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. The unit was known in the Army of the Potomac as “The Webster Regiment” in honor of their commander. While reinforcing Union forces attempting to repel Longstreet’s counterattack, Webster was mortally wounded on Chinn Ridge in defense of Henry House Hill in the Second Battle of Bull Run on August 30, 1862. A memorial boulder stands in Manassas National Battlefield Park in Colonel Webster’s honor. A memorial to the Webster Regiment stands in Gettysburg National Park.

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Union General John G. Parke ALS

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Autograph Letter Signed, in ink, 1 page. From Washington D.C., May 11th, 1890. Signed “John G. Parke, Colonel Retired Brvt. Major Genl.” Bold ink throughout with some blotting at the tip of “J” and “H” in his name. Otherwise fine with typical folds and light toning. Also included is an original engraving of the General. Would look really nice framed up together.

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John Grubb Parke (September 22, 1827 – December 16, 1900) was a United States Army engineer and a Union general in the American Civil War. Parke’s Civil War service was closely associated with Ambrose E. Burnside, often serving him as chief of staff in major engagements such as Antietam, Fredericksburg and the Overland Campaign. Parke also held significant field commands during Burnside’s North Carolina Expedition, Vicksburg and the battle of Fort Stedman as well as brief stints in command of the Army of the Potomac.

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Union General Lorenzo Thomas War Date LS

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Dated September 23rd, 1861 from Washington. In dark bold ink, signed “L. Thomas”. It reads in part in a different hand: “The following Brigade Surgeons are assigned to duty with the command of the officers named, and will report accordingly.” The surgeon listed is to report to Major General Wool. A very interesting document indeed. Overall fine condition with light toning and some folds. An excellent document to frame and hang on the wall!

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On August 10, 1861, President Abraham Lincoln appointed Thomas a brigadier general in the regular army, to rank from August 3, 1861, the date Lincoln sent the nomination to the U.S. Senate for confirmation. The Senate confirmed the appointment on August 5, 1861. Camp Thomas, a Regular Army training base in Columbus, Ohio, was named in his honor in July 1861. He held the position of adjutant general until he retired in 1869, except for a special assignment to recruit African-American troops in the Military Division of the Mississippi from 1863 to 1865.

Thomas did not get along well with Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton and this assignment outside of Washington, D.C., was considered a form of banishment. Many historians have claimed Thomas was banished in disgrace after conspiring to defame Union General William T. Sherman as insane. Thomas was replaced by Maj. Gen. Edward D. Townsend as Adjutant General, who would serve until 1880.

From March 17 to July 23, 1862, he served as the chairman of the War Board, the organization that assisted President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary Stanton in the management of the War Department and the command of the Union armies during the period in which there was no general-in-chief.

On April 6, 1863, General Thomas was sent by the War Department to Helena, Arkansas to recruit freedmen into the U.S. Army. He created the first black troop in Arkansas, fighting for Union side as part of Bureau of Colored Troops, which was created by the War Department on May 22, 1863.

On March 8, 1866, President Andrew Johnson nominated Thomas to the grade of brevet major general in the regular army, to rank from March 13, 1865, and the U.S. Senate confirmed the appointment on July 14, 1866.

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Union General Daniel Ullman ALS

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Autograph Letter Signed, 1 pg. in ink. Measures 8 X 5. Dated July 12th, no year. Signed “Daniel Ullman”. Overall fine with normal folds, toning and wear. Great for framing. Photo not included. 

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During the Civil War, Ullman became colonel of the 78th New York Infantry Regiment. Captured at the Battle of Cedar Mountain in August 1862, he was detained at Libby Prison until he was paroled two months later. He later approached President Abraham Lincoln about the possibility of enlisting African Americans as soldiers. After subsequent discussion, in January 1863 Ullman was promoted to brigadier general and sent to Louisiana where he raised five regiments of African Americans as soldiers in a unit that was designated the Corps d’Afrique. He now commanded a brigade made up of those colored infantry regiments and a regiment of colored engineers.

Ullman led his men into the Siege of Port Hudson, where they suffered heavy casualties. Afterwards he commanded the District of Port Hudson and continued to lead colored troops for the rest of the war, having a full division in mid 1864. Developing an alcohol problem, he was relieved of his command shortly before the war ended. Ullman was mustered out in August 1865 and was made a Brevet Major General for his war service.

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Union General Franz Sigel ALS + Engraving

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Franz Sigel ALS dated May 6th, 1875. In ink ,1 page. Overall very fine with some light folds. Measures 5 X 8. Beautiful ALS and ideal for framing along with the original engraving that goes with it. 

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Franz Sigel (November 18, 1824 – August 21, 1902) was a German military officer, revolutionist and immigrant to the United Stateswho was a teacher, newspaperman, politician, and served as a Union major general in the American Civil War. His ability to recruit German-speaking immigrants to the Union armies received the approval of President Abraham Lincoln, but he was strongly disliked by General-in-Chief Henry Halleck.

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Union General Robert Patterson ALS

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Robert Patterson Autograph Letter Signed, 1 page, in ink. Dated October 8th, 1855. Overall fine with folds and light soiling, toning. Would frame up nicely. Photo not included. Patterson was the oldest commissioned major general of the Civil War and was blamed for letting Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston to slip by and reinforce Beauregard at the First Battle of Manassas.

 

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Union Surgeon General William A. Hammond War Date Clip Signature

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Signed “William Hammond Surgeon General, USA”. Clip signature measuring 3 X 1.5. Overall very fine. Nice bold signature in ink. A nice piece of medical history you can frame up on your wall.

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Upon the outbreak of the U.S. Civil War, Hammond left the University and rejoined the U.S. Army. He was assigned to administrative work in the organization of hospitals and sanitary stations. His success brought him appointment as Surgeon-General of the Medical Corps over the heads of his superiors. Hammond served as Surgeon-General from Apr. 1862 to Aug. 1864 when he was dismissed from service as the result of a court-martial brought against him. the court-decision was later reversed in 1879, and Hammond appointed a full brigadier-general and placed upon the retired list. In the interim, Hammond moved after the war to New York City where he lectured at the College ofPhysicians and Surgeons, Bellevue Medical College, and the University of the City of New York.

In addition, he helped found the New York Post-Graduate Medical School. Having acquired substantial personal wealth and following the reversal of the court-martial verdict against him, Hammond moved back to Washington, D.C. in mid-1888. He lived there until his death.

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Union General John A. Logan Card Signed

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Signed in ink “John A. Logan, Illinois”. Measures 3.25 X 2. Overall very fine. Nice clear signature and ideal for framing. Along with it is an original engraving of the General. Could be a nice pair together under glass!

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U.S. Representative Logan fought at Bull Run as an unattached volunteer in a Michigan regiment, and then returned to Washington where, before he would resign his congressional seat on April 2, 1862, he had entered the Union Army as Colonel of the 31st Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment, which he organized. He was known by his soldiers as “Black Jack”[3] because of his black eyes and hair and swarthy complexion, and was regarded as one of the most able officers to enter the army from civilian life.

Before resigning his seat, Union Army Colonel Logan served in the army of Ulysses S. Grant in the Western Theater and was present at the Battle of Belmont on November 7, 1861, where his horse was killed, and at Fort Donelson, where he was wounded on February 15, 1862. Soon after the victory at Donelson, he resigned his seat on April 2, 1862 and was promoted to brigadier general in the volunteers, as of March 21, 1862. Major John Hotaling served as his chief of staff. To confuse matters, the 32nd Illinois was commanded at Shiloh by a different Colonel John Logan. During the Siege of Corinth, John A. Logan commanded first a brigade and then the 1st Division of the Army of the Tennessee. In the spring of 1863, he was promoted to major general to rank from November 29, 1862.

In Grant’s Vicksburg Campaign, Logan commanded the 3rd Division of James B. McPherson’s XVII Corps, which was the first to enter the city of Vicksburg in July 1863 after its capture. Logan then served as the city’s military governor. In November 1863 he succeeded William Tecumseh Sherman in command of the XV Corps; and at the Battle of Atlanta (July 22, 1864), after the death of James B. McPherson during the day, he assumed command of the Army of the Tennessee. He was relieved a short time afterward by Oliver O. Howard. He returned to Illinois for the 1864 elections but rejoined the army afterward and commanded his XV corps in Sherman’s Carolinas Campaign.

In December 1864, Grant became impatient with George H. Thomas’s unwillingness to attack immediately at Nashville and sent Logan to relieve him. Logan was stopped in Louisville when news came that Thomas had completely smashed John Bell Hood’s Confederate army in the Battle of Nashville.

Logan had been disappointed when Howard was given permanent command of the Army of the Tennessee after McPherson’s death, and Sherman arranged for Logan to lead the army during the May 1865 Grand Review in Washington.

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Union Col. Luigi Palmadi di Cesnola ALS *MOH*

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Autograph Letter Signed, 1 page, both sides in ink. Dated February 28th, 1877 to a Mr. Hall. Large signature on verso in bold ink. Overall fine with normal folds and toning. Luigi was awarded the Medal Of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Aldie. Photo not included. 

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In 1858 he went to New York, where he first taught Italian and French. In February 1861 he married Mary Isabel Reid, the daughter of war hero Commodore Samuel Chester Reid. He then founded a private military school for officers, where in six months he trained over seven hundred students. Since 1862, he took part in the American Civil War as colonel of the 4th New York Cavalry Regiment, serving under the name Louis P. di Cesnola. At the Battle of Aldie (June 1863), Colonel di Cesnola was wounded and taken prisoner. He received a Medal of Honor for his efforts during the battle. 

He was released from Libby Prison early in 1864 when the Union Agent for Prisoner Exchange offered a personal friend of Jefferson Davis as barter. He served in the Wilderness and Petersburg campaigns (1864–65) as a commander of a cavalry brigade but was not promoted to brigadier general. Although he was nominated for appointment to the brevet grade of brigadier general to rank from March 13, 1865 after the end of the war, the U.S. Senate never confirmed his appointment (contrary to the inscription on his grave stone).

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Union General Edward W. Hincks War Date Signature *WIA* Antietam

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Edward Hincks war date signature, in ink. Letter is dated Jan. 1, 1864. State of New Hampshire letterhead (Office of Acting Assistant Probost Marshall General). With typical folds. Overall fine. Signature is crisp and clear. Hincks was wounded at Glendale and seriously wounded at Antietam. 

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In 1861, Hincks received a regular army commission as a second lieutenant in the 2nd U.S. Cavalry, but was soon after offered a volunteer commission as colonel of the 19th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.

Hincks saw service at Ball’s Bluff, the Peninsula Campaign, and at Glendale, where he was wounded. He returned to his regiment for the Maryland Campaign, but was seriously wounded at Antietam on September 17, 1862.

He received a promotion to brigadier general of volunteers, to rank from November 29, 1862, by nomination of President Abraham Lincoln on March 4, 1863, confirmation by the U.S. Senate on March 9, 1863 and appointment by the President on April 4, 1863.[2] He spent the next two years on court martial and recruiting duty. In March through May 1864, he commanded the prison camp at Camp Lookout, Maryland[3] before being assigned to command the 3rd Division of the XVIII Corps, composed entirely of United States Colored Troops, led by white officers. He was one of the leaders of the unsuccessful First Battle of Petersburg and served in the Siege of Petersburg. When the division was rolled into the XXV Corps, Hincks was sent north to perform recruitment duties and to enforce the draft. On December 3, 1867, President Andrew Johnson nominated Hincks for the award of the honorary grade of brevet major general, United States Volunteers, to rank from March 13, 1865, and the U.S. Senate confirmed the award on May 4, 1866.[4] On December 3, 1867, President Johnson nominated Hincks for the award of the honorary grade of brevet brigadier general in the regular army, to rank from March 2, 1867,[5] for his service at Petersburg[1] The U.S. Senate confirmed the award on February 14, 1868.

 

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Union General Joseph F. Knipe War Date ES

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Joseph Farmer Knipe War date endorsement signed. Dated Sept. 13th, 1864 as Brig. Genl. of U.S Vols. In ink. Would be a nice item to frame. Overall fine. 

Joseph Farmer Knipe (March 30, 1823 – August 18, 1901) was a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. His troops won a decisive victory in late 1864 that helped clear Tennessee of Confederates during the Franklin-Nashville Campaign.-Wikipedia 

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Civil War General Hugh Judson Kilpatrick War Date LS

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Civil War–dated LS boldy signed “Respectfully submitted, J. Kilpatrick, Lt. Col. Commanding,” three pages on two sheets, 7.75 x 10, April 20, 1862. This letter features altogether remarkable content from Kilpatrick’s first engagement with the rebel forces. This report was submitted to the governor of New York and reads in part written in another hand: “I have the honor to report that in the march from Catlett’s Station to Falmouth—a distance of 28 miles—the 2d New York Cavalry (popularly known as the Harris Light Cavalry) had the ‘front,’ and, as you have already learned, no doubt, met the enemy’s cavalry about 3 miles south of the Spotted Tavern, where my advanced guard received the first fire and charge of the Rebels, and where our men proved that they could not only receive, sustain, but return a charge. It was but a rush and a blow, and we saw the backs of our foe from that point to within a mile of Col. Lee’s camp. We skirmished with the enemy, driving him before us. Col. Lee’s whole force had left his camp to give us battle. I ordered Major Davies with his Battalion forward. Although this Battalion had not yet been engaged, they charged at a run and Lee’s cavalry was forced on fences into the woods in all directions to avoid the rush of our men and their biting sabres. We took several prisoners, killed and wounded five, and captured many horses. I regret to state that Lieut. Nelson J. Decker, of Co. D, fell at the head of his men, at the site of the rebel camp—a brave soldier and more gallant gentleman the Army does not furnish.”

In fine condition. This is a fantastic piece of history and would be a welcome addition to any collection.

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Union General George H. Gordon ALS

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ALS in ink, 3pp. Dated March 28th, 1867. Overall very fine with a large bold signature at the end. 

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Union Naval Commander Samuel Francis Du Pont War Date ALS

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Civil War-dated ALS signed “S. F. Du Pont,” one page, 5.25 x 8, November 9, 1864. Letter to Admiral Porter, in part: “I believe Mr. Sawyer has already presented himself to you. It gives me pleasure however to say that I knew him well while I commanded the South Atl. Squadron, and that I always found him an intelligent gentleman, accurate in his reports, and ever desirous…in all matters connected with them.” In fine condition. Highly suitable for framing.

Union naval officer (1803–1865) who made significant contributions to the modernization of the US Navy, despite being blamed for the Union’s failure at Charleston.

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Union Major General James Birdseye McPherson War-Date Signed

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Killed in Action Civil War Union Major General James Birdseye McPherson War-Date Signed. General McPherson was one of the more popular Generals to serve for the Union. His quick rise in rank was a testament to the trust commanders had in him. He was killed on July 22, 1864 during the Battle of Atlanta while fighting former classmate John Bell Hood’s Confederate forces. Included in this lot are:

– LARGE Scarce War-date signature on thin album paper, mostly likely taken from an war time autograph album. This cut measures approximately 5″ x 2 1/2″ and reads:”Yours Truly / Js. B. McPherson / Maj. Genl”. This is the one of the larger signatures of McPherson I have come across and the ink is still strong for its age.

– 4” x 6” reproduction color photograph of General McPherson. Would look great framed with the cut signature.

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Admiral David D. Porter War-Date Autograph Letter Signed


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Civil War-dated ALS, one page, lightly-lined, 8 x 10, October 24, 1863. Letter to the superintendent of the Eaglewood Military Academy, in part: “I enclose you a check for 48 61/100…for clothing…for my son Theodoric…I will send him a double barrel gun if it is not against the rules of the school or academy. Will you please let me know.” Attractively double-matted and framed with an engraved portrait of Porter. In fine condition. 

Admiral (1813–1891) who helped improve the Navy as the superintendent of the US Naval Academy after significant service in the American Civil War. 

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General Joseph Hooker War Date AES

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Major General Joseph Hooker War-date autograph endorsement signed as Major Genl. comdg., with original CDV and engraving. Overall fine. Nicely framed and presented to an overall size of 19.5 X 16.5 and ready for your wall. The frame itself has some minor wear. 

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President James Garfield ALS

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Featured here is a nice Autograph Letter Signed, “Ja. Garfield,” one page, 7.25 x 8.75, on April 18, 1870. Letter to S. B. Harmer, in full: “Yours of the 16th is received. The address of Genl. James B. Steedman is Toledo, Ohio; that of Don Carlos Buell I cannot learn. He is a native of Ohio, but was appointed from Indiana; where he at present resides I have no means of knowing.”

This item is nicely cloth-matted and framed with a portrait and an engraved plaque to an overall size of 27.25 x 25. Oversized. In fine condition, with intersecting folds and all handwriting just a shade light. A beautiful piece and quite large.

James A. Garfield was the 20th President of the U.S. until his assassination in 1881. He played a very active role commanding Union forces during the Civil War in such battles as Corinth, Middle Creek, Shiloh, and Chickamauga.

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20th Maine Commander Ellis Spear War Date Autograph Note Signed

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Superb and exceedingly rare War dated battlefield note in pencil, 1 page, both sides. Written by Major Ellis Spear of the 20th Maine, scribbled during the Battle of Cold Harbor in 1864. The note was written at Bethesda Church, but not during the battle that took place on May 30th. The date of this letter would be June 3rd, during the Battle of Cold Harbor. In Spear’s diary, he wrote on June 3rd, “Bethesda Church Woke early. Enemy enfiladed our line from the left. The line faced north & west making a right angle. The right of our brigade. Sweitzer’s swung around to the left & connected with Burnside. Lost heavily. Placed in charge of Brigade picket. Enemy advanced & pushed back the line slightly but I sent for reinforcements & regained the line”. The note also lists 3rd Brigade, which was Bartlett’s brigade. With it is an original CDV photo of him taken from his personal album. Overall fine condition with scattered soiling and folds. 

The document reads in full:

“Lieutenant,

I have the honor to report that the right of my line was forced back by strong supports of the enemy. The skirmishers of the first Mich. & 22nd Mass. (now in front of the 18th Mass.) came in. I have advanced and recovered the ground. Lieut. Richards in resp. your obdt svt (obedient servant) Ellis Spear, Maj Comdg. Picket.”

This piece has been beautifully and archivally framed using Mahogany Wood and double sided glass. Overall size is 15.5″ X 12.” Spear played a pivotal role in commanding the extreme left of the 20th Maine line at Little Round Top, Gettysburg, repulsing repeated attacks by the 15th Alabama. He was also present during Lee’s surrender at Appomattox and many other battles. A truly special and rare piece indeed.

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Union General William S. Rosecrans Signature

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In ink, “W. S. Rosecrans,” on a slip measuring 4 X 3”. Overall fine. Verso has some notations and a glued piece of paper that has no affect on signature. Nice item for framing.

William Starke Rosecrans (September 6, 1819 – March 11, 1898) was an American inventor, coal-oil company executive, diplomat, politician, and U.S. Army officer. He gained fame for his role as a Union general during the American Civil War. He was the victor at prominent Western Theater battles, but his military career was effectively ended following his disastrous defeat at the Battle of Chickamauga in 1863.

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Union General John A. Dix War Date ALS

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Union General John Dix Autograph Letter Signed. Overall fine condition with normal folds. Nicely matted and framed with an original engraving to an overall size of 19.5 X 16. Some wear to frame. Beautiful display and ready for your wall. 

John Adams Dix (July 24, 1798 – April 21, 1879) was Secretary of the Treasury, Governor of New York and Union major general during the Civil War. He was notable for arresting the pro-Southern Maryland legislature, preventing that divided border state from seceding, and for arranging a system for prisoner exchange via the Dix-Hill cartel, concluded in partnership with Confederate Major General Daniel Harvey Hill.

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Union General George Stoneman Clipped Signature with rank

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George Stoneman clipped signature with rank along with an original CDV and engraving. Signature is a tad light but legible. Nicely matted and framed and presented to an overall size of 19.5 X 16.5. Slight wear to frame. A beautiful display and ready for your wall.

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General Darius Couch Cut signature

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Union Brigadier General Darius Nash Couch cut signature. Nicely matted and framed with an original engraving. Overall size of the piece is 18.5 X 11. Some wear to frame. Beautiful display and ready for your wall.

Darius Nash Couch[1] (July 23, 1822 – February 12, 1897) was an American soldier, businessman, and naturalist. He served as a career U.S. Army officer during the Mexican-American War, the Second Seminole War, and as a general officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

During the Civil War, Couch fought notably in the Peninsula and Fredericksburg campaigns of 1862, and the Chancellorsville and Gettysburg campaigns of 1863. He rose to command a corps in the Army of the Potomac, and led divisions in both the Eastern Theater and Western Theater. Militia under his command played a strategic role during the Gettysburg Campaign in delaying the advance of Confederate troops of the Army of Northern Virginia and preventing their crossing the Susquehanna River, critical to Pennsylvania’s defense.

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Union General Henry Slocum War Date ES

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Major General Henry Warner Slocum war date endorsement signed. Overall fine. Nicely matted and framed with an original CDV to an overall size of 15 X 10. Beautiful display and ready for your wall.

Union general who fought at Gettysburg and accompanied Sherman on his March to the Sea.

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General Winfield Scott Hancock ANS

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Brigadier General Winfield Scott Hancock Autograph note signed, with an original engraving of the General. Staining in some areas, overall very good. Nicely framed and presented to an overall size of 19.5 X 14.5 and ready for your wall.

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