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


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.


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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