Nov 08, 2018 - Sale 2492

Sale 2492 - Lot 26

Price Realized: $ 1,820
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(CIVIL WAR--GENERALS--UNION.) Group of 28 items Signed, or Signed and Inscribed, by Union generals in the regular or volunteer armies. Format and condition vary. Vp, vd

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Irvin McDowell. ALS, to E[dwin] W. Stoughton, hoping the President would appoint him to the Supreme Court. 4 pages, 8vo. San Francisco, 1 October 1881 William Tecumseh Sherman. ALS, "W.T. Sherman," to "Dear Mrs. McCoy," concerning her husband's accounts. 1 page, 8vo. St. Louis, 14 July 1876 Adelbert Ames. ALS, "A. Ames," to E.B. French, sending two rebel flags [not present]. 1 page, 8vo. "Ft. Fisher," 9 February no year Winfield Scott. Brief ALS, to F.A. Palmer, giving his autograph. 1 page, 8vo. New York, 22 April 1854 William Rosecrans (2). TLsS, "W.S. Rosecrans," to Joseph P. Smith, each mentioning his favorite poem by Fitz-Greene Halleck. Each 1 page, 8vo or smaller. Washington, 18; 19 February 1891 Carl Schurz. ALS, "C. Schurz," to James L. Hays, agreeing to lecture at Newark. 1 page, 8vo. St. Louis, 22 May 1869 Daniel Sickles (2). Each Signed, "D.E. Sickles": Brief ALS, to Douglas Taylor, requesting him to send something. 1 page, 8vo.; Check for $300 to Whitaker & Field. Np, 13 September 1853; New York, 19 January 1880 Winfield Scott Hancock (2). Each Signed, "Winf'dS. Hancock": ALS, to E.B. French, concerning the death of Captain Rorty. 1 page, 8vo.; Clipped Signature. 1 1/2x3 1/4 inches. Washington, 24 November 1868; Np, nd Charles Devens (2). Each Signed, "Chas Devens": ALS, to "My dear Sir," sending payment [not present]. 1 page, 8vo.; LS, to Nathaniel Payne, acknowledging receipt of confederate flags. 1 page, 8vo. Washington, 15 March; 17 October 1877 Stewart L. Woodford. Brief TLS, to C.W. Darling, thanking for his letter. 1/2 page, 4to. New York 23 June 1897.

Signatures, clipped or on small cards, 4 1/4x2 1/2 inches or smaller: John C. Frémont William Tecumseh Sherman Philip Sheridan George B. McClellan Ambrose Burnside (2) Benjamin F. Butler Joseph Hooker John A. Dix. 1875 Carl Schurz (2) Irvin McDowell John Pope. 1886 John A. Logan.

From the Collection of William Wheeler III.