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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL HENRY L. ABBOT - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 11/18/1871

Manuscript LS: "Henry L. Abbot" as Major of Engineers Commanding, 1p, 7½x10.
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Autographs: WILLIAM B. ALLISON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 2/6

Iowa politician William B. Allison wrote this letter to James S. Lehmaier, Chairman of the Committee for the New York Republican Club.
Price: $340.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL ROBERT ANDERSON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/04/1861

SEVEN WEEKS AFTER SURRENDERING FORT SUMTER, COLONEL ROBERT ANDERSON WRITES TO GENERAL LORENZO THOMAS ABOUT A RECENT MEETING WITH PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S LIFELONG FRIEND, JOSHUA SPEED
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Autographs: JOHN A. ANDREW - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 11/25/1865

Manuscript Letter signed by him as Governor of Massachusetts, writing to Governor Fenton of New York to vouch for a woman seeking pardon of a convict
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Autographs: SUSAN B. ANTHONY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/28/1900 CO-SIGNED BY: SAMUEL EBERLEY GROSS

Letter to Chicago real estate develop Samuel E. Gross, praising his wife's appearance at a Washington, D.C. event held in honor of Anthony's eightieth birthday. She has added a handwritten postscript, remembering to thank him for a gift.
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Autographs: DAVID R. ATCHISON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/30/1853 CO-SIGNED BY: GOVERNOR JOHN S. PHELPS

ALS: "DR Atchison", 1p, 7¾x9½. Washington, 1853 March 30. "To the Hon Sec.
Price: $2,800.00
Autographs: WILLIAM WOODS AVERELL - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/28/1867

The Civil War Union officer penned this handwritten letter and signed it in ink
Price: $700.00
Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL ORVILLE E. BABCOCK - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/28/1870

Grant's chief of staff, involved in many of the scandals of that Presidency and indicted in two of them, requests a $110 check from Jay Cooke & Co., whose bankruptcy would later trigger the Panic of 1873.
Price: $500.00
Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL ORVILLE E. BABCOCK - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 12/02/1871

Orville E. Babcock, President Ulysses S. Grant's secretary, signed this letter on White House stationery in 1871. In it, he says that Grant couldn't attend a ball in honor of Russia's Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich, who was in the United States as a goodwill ambassador.
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Autographs: REAR ADMIRAL THEODORUS BAILEY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/24/1862

THEODORUS BAILEY
Price: $340.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL NATHANIEL P. BANKS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

The politician and soldier from Massachusetts signs this handwritten letter to a Mr. Bright
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL NATHANIEL P. BANKS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/22/1867

Banks sends a letter to Governor Ramsay in regards to introducing a constituent
Price: $900.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL NATHANIEL P. BANKS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/01/1889

Nathaniel P. Banks wrote this letter from his lifelong home of Waltham, Massachusetts in 1889, at the beginning of his last term in Congress, about his appointments and to apologize for not being able to make it to Washington, D. C. that week.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL NATHANIEL P. BANKS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/30/1873

Banks sends a letter in regards to the volumes of Perry's Japan Expedition
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL NATHANIEL P. BANKS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 3/1

Banks sends a letter in regards to Prisoners that attended the State Reform School
Price: $900.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL NATHANIEL P. BANKS - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 03/26/1870

Nathaniel P. Banks signed this manuscript letter to a friend in 1870 to say that "I was glad to get your letter assuring me, that you were still in the land of the living."
Price: $900.00
Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL JAMES BARNETT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/09/1890

Letter written as Chief Marshall of the Garfield Memorial Association
Price: $540.00
Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL JAMES BARNETT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 1888

As President of Cleveland's First National Bank, the Union veteran writes about a matter affecting the Soldiers and Sailors Orphans Home, of which he was a Director.
Price: $420.00
Autographs: CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER

Album page containing two items signed by Barton: a 4x6 photo and a 4x7 autograph letter circa 1895. On verso is a typed letter signed by general and politician Benjamin F. Butler in 1890.
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Autographs: GOVERNOR JAMES A. BEAVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/22/1887

Beaver writes a letter saying he would be glad to be at the first Annual Dinner of the Republican Club, if nothing else comes up
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Autographs: GOVERNOR JAMES A. BEAVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 01/30/1888

A letter from the Pennsylvania Governor saying he will be unable to attend a Republican Club of New York dinner due to a prior engagement in Ohio
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Autographs: GOVERNOR JAMES A. BEAVER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/10/1887

A letter from the Governor on Executive Department letterhead to an associate, saying he will be unable to meet for dinner due to prior engagements
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Autographs: S. W. BECKWITH - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/16/1863 CO-SIGNED BY: CIVIL WAR - UNION

War-dated letter to a US Paymaster about a payment owed a soldier's dependent, and offering to help locate deserters
Price: $340.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM W. BELKNAP - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/12/1875

Letter from the Secretary of War dated 1875, transcribing a previous letter sent confirming the shipment of seeds to a Captain in Wisconsin
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM W. BELKNAP - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/22/1871

ALS: "Wm. W. Belknap" as Grant's Secretary of War, 1½p, front and verso, 5x7¾.
Price: $600.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM W. BELKNAP - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/28/1875

Just a year before his resignation and impeachment, the Secretary of War declines an invitation to speak to the Chamber of Commerce.
Price: $600.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM W. BELKNAP - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/27/1887

William W. Belknap sends an autograph letter forwarding information.
Price: $600.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM W. BELKNAP - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/18/1883

Writing to a former foe, Confederate General M. J. Wright, Belknap looks forward to a veterans' reunion. Discredited politically, he could still find satisfaction in the fellowship of fellow soldiers.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM W. BELKNAP - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 02/04/1876

Two weeks before Congress launched the investigation which would lead to his resignation and impeachment, the Secretary of War signed this transmittal letter to the Attorney General.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM W. BELKNAP - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 07/07/1870

Manuscript LS: "Wm. W.
Price: $600.00
Autographs: REAR ADMIRAL CHARLES H. BELL - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/07/1867

The American Rear Admiral pens this letter in which he discuss the value of some belongings, in iron gall ink
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Autographs: REAR ADMIRAL CHARLES H. BELL - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 07/25/1865


Price: $540.00
Autographs: REAR ADMIRAL HENRY HAYWOOD BELL - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/16/1866

As Commander of the US East India Squadron, he issues orders to the commander of the flagship Hartford to read a General Order to all officers and crew.
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Autographs: REAR ADMIRAL HENRY HAYWOOD BELL - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 01/04/1868

Admiral Henry H. Bell signed this manuscript letter, written in Hingo Japan in 1868, as commander of the U. S. Navy's Asiatic Fleet. In it, he instructs a ship commander to send all future communications to him to Hong Kong. Bell was Fleet Captain of the West Gulf Blockading Squadron for two years during the American Civil War. He wrote this letter less than two weeks before drowning near Hyogo, Japan.
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Price: $1,200.00
Autographs: JOHN BIGELOW - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/13/1867

The politician and statesman who served as Lincoln's Minister to France pens this letter arranging a appointment
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Autographs: JOHN BIGELOW - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/31/1905

The American statesman, Lincoln's ambassador to France, writes as President of the New York Public Library, trying to track down old associates. A rare signature!
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Price: $640.00
Autographs: HORACE BINNEY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/30/1864

Civil War-dated letter to Secretary of War Stanton, recommending the appointment of a Presbyterian minister and classics instructor as a military hospital chaplain. (The applicant's son was a Union Major-General.) As a legal advocate for President Lincoln's emergency war measures, Binney had a right to expect that his recommendation would carry some weight.
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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL WILLIAM H. BISBEE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/14/1939

TLS: "William H. Bisbee", 1p, 6½x9. Brookline, Mass., 1939 February 14. To John E.
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Price: $1,000.00
Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN C. BLACK - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 03/10/1886

Congressman Black responds to an invitation to attend a function
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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL JAMES V. BOMFORD - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 01/10/1868

James V. Bomford signed this manuscript letter to a Washington, D. C. auditor as commander of the 8th Infantry regiment in 1868. It accompanied a list of deceased soldiers. Bomford was a Union officer during the American Civil War and brevetted a brigadier general at war's end.
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Autographs: AUGUSTUS BRANDEGEE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/16/1878

Recommending applicants for office while criticizing the practice: "The custom is always done and half the time is a fraud upon the public & an impertinence to the party addressed."
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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL HENRY SHAW BRIGGS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/20/1863

THE UNION CIVIL WAR GENERAL WRITES HOME WHILE RECOVERING FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED AT THE BATTLE OF SEVEN PINES (FAIR OAKS)
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Autographs: GOVERNOR WILLIAM ALFRED BUCKINGHAM - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/25/1873

The Governor of Connecticut from 1858-1866 signs his name on this letter and mentions that the recipient found out a good way to acquire his autograph
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Autographs: GOVERNOR WILLIAM ALFRED BUCKINGHAM - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/29/1874

This handwritten letter introducing his predecessor to the American Minister in Paris is signed by the Connecticut Governor a year before his death
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL JOHN BUFORD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/14/1861

The Union cavalry commander, whose decision to "hold the high ground" on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg may have saved the Union, prepares to inspect the 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry in the first year of the war. Double-matted and framed with a biographic plaque to an overall size of 20½x22½. Buford died less than five months after Gettysburg. A very scarce war-dated document!
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL NAPOLEON B. BUFORD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/03/1864

"I offer as reward of $25 to any soldier who will capture a Horse thief or marauder, dead or alive."
Price: $2,400.00
Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL WILLIAM WALLACE BURNS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/22/1890

In a lengthy ALS written shortly before his death, the Union general advocates a single organization uniting Union and Confederate veterans, and also claims that the battle of Chickamauga would have been won if he had been present.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL AMBROSE E. BURNSIDE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

ALS: "A.E. Burnside", 1p, 4½x7. Liverpool Adelphi Hotel Company Limited, Liverpool. No date. To Reynolds.
Price: $800.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL AMBROSE E. BURNSIDE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/16/1880

Autograph Letter signed as US Senator (1880), accompanied by his hand-addressed mailing envelope
Price: $600.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL AMBROSE E. BURNSIDE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/28/1871

Written from London after he tried, unsuccessfully, to negotiate the end of the Franco-Prussian War.
Price: $800.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH LETTER DOUBLE SIGNED 02/24/1889

Union Civil War General Benjamin F. Butler wrote this long letter to his law partner Oliver D. Barrett in 1889 regarding a case brought by Samuel Strong and about his house being "possessed" on Inauguration Day.
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Price: $3,100.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH LETTER DOUBLE SIGNED 12/04/1854

Benjamin F. Butler wrote this letter in 1854 to say that he had "a man to work for his board through the winter" available and that he didn't want the recipient to stay at his mother's home for pay, because "Mother has Kept. Boarders long enough and is at present not obliged so to do"
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Price: $2,575.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/08/1876

Union Civil War General Benjamin F. Butler wrote this letter in 1876 to Charles P. Thompson, U. S. Representative from Massachusetts. It accompanied a resolution about a private claim against the British Government, not included, and detailed Butler's reasons why it should be supported.
Price: $2,575.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/21/1884

Union General Benjamin F. Butler wrote this letter to Charles A. Dana, former Assistant Secretary of War, in 1884 to apologize for not meeting him when he was in New York City.
Price: $2,050.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/26/1882

Union Civil War General Benjamin F. Butler wrote this letter in 1882, when he was Governor of Massachusetts, for information about two Supreme Court cases.
Price: $2,575.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 02/10/1892

Union Civil War General Benjamin F. Butler signed this manuscript letter in New York City in 1892, one year before his death, to request information on how a railroad got into and out of receivership.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 04/25/1882

Price: $2,350.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 10/24/1877

Union General Benjamin F. Butler wrote this letter in 1877 to answer a question, not about himself, but about someone that he was often confused with: U. S. Attorney General Benjamin F. Butler.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 12/19/1863

Union Civil War General Benjamin F. Butler signed this war-dated letter, written on stationery from the headquarters of the 18th Army Corps in 1863, about a Confederate soldier who had made an oath of allegiance to the United States. This letter was written less than two weeks after President Abraham Lincoln's amnesty for Confederate soldiers who took this oath.
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Price: $3,100.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/11/1892

Union Civil War General Benjamin F. Butler signed this letter, typed on his law firm's letterhead in 1892, to turn down a request for a photograph.
Price: $1,000.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/21/1887

Union Civil War General Benjamin F. Butler signed this typed letter in Washington, D. C. to his law partner Frank L. Washburn in 1887. In it, he mentions that he can't try a case, nor does he really want to due to unpaid fees from another case.
Price: $1,300.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/19/1888

Union Civil War General Benjamin F. Butler signed this letter, typed on his law office letterhead in 1888, to Charles A. Dana, editor of the New York Sun.
Price: $1,000.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/16/1885

Union Civil War General Benjamin F. Butler signed this letter, typed on the letterhead of his law office in 1885, to a friend about her mother's estate.
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Price: $2,050.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/02/1887

Union Civil War General Benjamin F. Butler signed this letter, typed on the letterhead of his law office in 1887, to say that a shopkeeper wanted to employ the recipient's son.
Price: $1,300.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 09/30

Union Civil War General Benjamin F. Butler signed this letter to say that he didn't have time to write an article.
Price: $1,000.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/01/1890

He writes to insure that the rent on a property in Washington gets paid.
Price: $1,000.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/24/1890

Union Civil War General Benjamin F. Butler signed this letter, typed on his law office letterhead in 1890, to say that "Perhaps it would amuse you to write out for her what you remember of the Ellison family."
Price: $1,000.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL DANIEL BUTTERFIELD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/23/1894

Union General Daniel Butterfield sends an autograph letter of invitation to a meeting.
Price: $800.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL DANIEL BUTTERFIELD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/19/1895

Union General Daniel Butterfield sends an autograph letter of regret that he will not be able to give a speech due to illness.
Price: $800.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL DANIEL BUTTERFIELD - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/05/1888

Daniel Butterfield sends a typed letter to Felix Campbell about House Bill 9210.
Price: $700.00
Autographs: MAJOR SAMUEL HAWKINS MARSHALL MARSH BYERS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/20/1923

This letter is handwritten and signed by the Civil War infantry man who was captured and wrote the infamous poem, "Sherman's March to the Sea" while in prison. He mentions to the recipient that he never had the honor of meeting "the immortal Lincoln". Extremely rare!
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Price: $1,800.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE CADWALADER - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/16/1836

ALS: Geo. Cadwalader", 1p, 7¾x9¾. Philadelphia, 1836 July 16.
Price: $1,200.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE CADWALADER - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/05/1863

Fulfilling a request.
Price: $1,300.00
Autographs: SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/14/1887

An elder Cameron writes to a friend in the hospital - 1887
Price: $400.00
Autographs: SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/05/1867

ALS sending a referral
Price: $800.00
Autographs: SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/07/1889

At 90, he writes of sending a case of wine to an old frined
Price: $400.00
Autographs: SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/16/1827

Signed Autograph Letter as Pennsylvania State Printer (1827), impatiently demanding a shipment of paper
Price: $800.00
Autographs: SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/16/1888

Signed Autograph Letter (1888), inviting a friend for a luncheon and an overnight visit
Price: $400.00
Autographs: SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/17/1871

Pennsylvanian asks Ohioan to speak in his state.
Price: $600.00
Autographs: SIMON CAMERON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/06/1864

As Secretary of War, he writes to Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy
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Price: $1,400.00
Autographs: SIMON CAMERON - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 04/20/1872

About passing laws "which prevent cruelty to our 'dumb friends'".
Price: $700.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL EDWARD R. CANBY - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 02/01/1864

Manuscript LS: "E.R.S. Canby", 1¼p, 7¾x9¾.
Price: $600.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER DOUBLE SIGNED 08/19/1894

As president of an artists' institute, he writes a professor about two students and about the school's future.
Price: $7,000.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/06/1911

The hero of the Battle of Gettysburg expressing his gratitude for receiving a photo of President Lincoln from Frederick Meserve, famed collector of Lincoln and Civil War photos
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Price: $10,000.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/25/1895

Four-page invitation for a trip on his yacht, eloquently describing the joys of the Maine coast
Price: $7,000.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/30/1896

Letter recommending employment of an art student, and discussing the future of the Stinson Institute for Artist-Artisans, which Chamberlain served as President for in the 1890s.
Price: $6,000.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/15/1894

Four-page letter strongly supporting an art student's hopes of joining a New York company
Price: $7,000.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/23/1871

He signs a handwritten 1871 letter responding to a bill for nautical equipment, complaining that some of it was faulty.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/26/1868

As Governor of Maine (1868), he solicits agricultural statistics to include in an upcoming speech.
Price: $7,000.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/11/1890

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain wrote this letter in 1890, saying that he couldn't speak out on a tariff, but adding that Massachusetts "has well enough rebuked the rash & headstrong extremists of the Republican party".
Price: $6,000.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/18/1899

The highly-decorated Union officer pens this letter to a Judge Whitehouse in which he states that friendship is more important to him than any official title
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN - COLLECTION

Chamberlain handwrote, signed and dated this letter in 1892 as president of the Florida West Coast Improvement Company "constructing the Silver Springs, Ocala and Gulf Railroad". Accompanied by unsigned b/w photograph of Chamberlain.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 08/16/1888

Writing 25 years after the Battle of Gettysburg, the hero of Little Round Top gives a judicious but convincing answer to a question of whether Union Corps Commander Daniel Sickles acted wisely or foolishly by advancing his men on the 2nd day of the battle.
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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL HENRY MARTYN CIST - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/10/1888

As Corresponding Secretary of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland, an army he chronicled extensively, he sends the wording for the plate on the Society's statue honoring President Garfield.
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Price: $540.00
Autographs: CIVIL WAR - UNION - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/01/1864 CO-SIGNED BY: GEORGE STEPHENSON

George Stephenson signs an autograph letter to the colonel commanding his artillery regiment, urging that his lieutenant's commission be made official so that he can see to the re-supply of his company.
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Price: $700.00
Autographs: CIVIL WAR - UNION - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/10/1863

A U.S. soldier in Grant's army during the Vicksburg Campaign, writes to his sister, describing life in camp and sending home a portion of his pay.
Price: $700.00
Autographs: CIVIL WAR - UNION - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/17/1862

This war-dated letter was written by a Union soldier to his friend early in 1862, from Fort Warren, Massachusetts, a prison for Confederate prisoners. It was written in the wake of several Union victories and reveals high morale among Union troops and high faith in the abilities of Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan. It also reveals some interesting details about life in a prison for prisoners-of-war, including the gleeful schadenfreude that the author felt at the prisoners' plights.
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Price: $2,050.00
Autographs: CIVIL WAR - UNION - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/31/1891

Letter to Civil War General Joseph J. Morrison, who was trying to locate a fellow soldier.
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Price: $340.00
Autographs: CIVIL WAR - UNION - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/07/1862

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Price: $2,299.00
Autographs: CIVIL WAR - UNION - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/07/1863

A soldier writes home about the disastrous consequences of the Union loss at the Battle of Chancellorsville.
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Price: $640.00
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We have thousands of Civil War autographs! HistoryForSale.com is the trusted source of autograph dealers and collectors for buying authentic autographs. Here is a sample of autographs you'll find in our Civil War category:

Henry Abbot, Robert Anderson, Nathaniel Banks, James Barnes, Pierre Beauregard, Judah Benjamin, Napoleon Buford, Ambrose Burnside, Benjamin Butler, Daniel Butterfield, George Cadwalader, Edward Canby, Joshua Chamberlain, Howell Cobb, John Dahlgren, Jefferson Davis, Drake Dekay, David Farragut, Ulysses S. Grant, Winfield Hancock, Joseph Hooker, Oliver Howard, Joseph Johnston, Robert E. Lee, Stephen Mallory, Montgomery Meigs, Nelson Miles, David Porter, John Rodgers, Winfield Scott, Philip Sheridan, Edwin Sumner, Henry Thomas, Alfred Torbert, Joseph Wheeler, Stewart Woodford, John Wool and many more!

Whether looking for corporate, birthday or luxury gifts, nothing makes a more perfect and unique gift than an autographed item for someone special! Imagine the thrill of receiving an autographed item from one's hero or signed on the anniversary of one's birthday. Click here for our Gift Locator Tool
 

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