BRIGADIER GENERAL HORACE PORTER - MANUSCRIPT FRAGMENT SIGNED - HFSID 176040
Sale Price $396.00
GENERAL HORACE PORTER
Clipped signature of American Civil War Brigadier General Horace Porter from a manuscript letter
Manuscript fragment signed: "Horace Porter." 2¾x1¾. Manuscript portion reads: "Yours truly". Graduating from West Point in 1860, Porter commanded the artillery used in capturing Fort Pulaski which guarded the harbor of Savannah, Georgia, in April, 1862. He saw action at Chickamauga in 1863 for which he was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor 39 years later. In April, 1864, Porter became Aide-de-Camp to General Grant and was with him at Appomattox. After the war he remained a member of Grant's military staff and later became his White House military adviser. Manuscript writing cut off at top and left corners. Irregular edges. Top right corner missing. Mounting remnants on verso (no show-through). Otherwise in fine condition.
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