Oct 27, 2022 - Sale 2619

Sale 2619 - Lot 8

Price Realized: $ 938
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
DISCHARGING PRIVATE (CIVIL WAR.) CORCORAN, MICHAEL. Autograph Letter Signed, "Michael Corcoran / Colonel Commanding," to an unnamed recipient (lacking salutation), discharging the bearer, private Denis Healy. Additionally signed and with holograph endorsement by Joseph Rodman Drake De Kay, as Aide-de-Camp of General Joseph K. Mansfield, on verso. 1/2 page, 4to, "National Cadets" stationery; folds, moderate scattered soiling, ink received stamp on verso touching endorsement. "Georgetown Heights" [Washington], 15 May 1861

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"The Bearer hereof Denis Healy a private of B Company having been declared unfit for further Service by Asst. Surgeon J.P. Smith is hereby discharged, he has done duty with the Regiment since the 23rd day of April last up to this date, and his character has been exemplary."