Jun 16, 2022 - Sale 2609

Sale 2609 - Lot 5

Price Realized: $ 1,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 100 - $ 200
(CIVIL WAR.) SICKLES, DANIEL. Partly-printed Document Signed, "D. Sickles," visitor's pass. 2x3 1/4 inches; faint scattered soiling. "Camp Scott" [Staten Island], 1861

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On June 7, 1861, an article published in the New York Times entitled "The Sickles Brigade Encampment" gave readers directions to--and described the grounds of--the Union Army camp of the Excelsior Brigade on Staten Island as if it were a vacation destination: "situated on a nearly level plateau in full view of the ocean, from which a delicious and bracing breeze constantly furnishes food for healthy lungs."