Oct 27, 2022 - Sale 2619

Sale 2619 - Lot 10

Price Realized: $ 625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 350 - $ 500
THREE GENERALS WHO FOUGHT IN BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG (CIVIL WAR--GENERALS--UNION.) Three Endorsements Signed, on a sheet attached to a letter applying to U.S. Signal Corps: James Clay Rice * James S. Wadsworth * Gouverneur K. Warren. The letter, from O.S. Pine of NY State Militia to Chief Signal Officer W.F. Merrill, requesting an examination to join the U.S. Signal Corps. With undated endorsement signed by Merrill at lower edge. 1 page, 8vo, ruled paper; attached to verso of separate endorsement sheet at upper edge verso. "H'd Q'rs," 13 April 1864. The endorsements, "J.C. Rice," "GKWarren," or "Ja's.S. Wadsworth," the last with holograph endorsement: "app'd provided the Signal Corps requires more force." Additionally signed by 6 others. 1 1/2 pages, oblong 4to, written on recto and verso of single sheet; short closed separations at vertical folds, "Army of the Potomac" ink stamps at upper and lower left recto. "Head Quarters," 13-19 April 1864