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MAJOR GENERAL WINFIELD SCOTT HANCOCK - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/19/1871 - HFSID 30341

WINFIELD SCOTT HANCOCK The Civil War commander discusses Georgia Governor Crawford with a friend, signs his name in black ink Autograph letter signed: "Winfield Scott Hancock" in faded black ink. 2 pages, 11½x9 flat, 5¾x9 folded. June 19, 1871. St. Paul, Minnesota.

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WINFIELD SCOTT HANCOCK

The Civil War commander discusses Georgia Governor Crawford with a friend, signs his name in black ink

Autograph letter signed: "Winfield Scott Hancock" in faded black ink. 2 pages, 11½x9 flat, 5¾x9 folded. June 19, 1871. St. Paul, Minnesota. In part: "My Dear Mr. Wall, I have received and read the Huntington County…which you called my attention…I noticed what you say of Governor Crawford of Ga. ( a good old Georgia name). Also at Mr. Bunnes, State Organizer, which is good. I received the book and sent it to Mr. Gliren for examination: When returned, will give it to Gov H.H. Siley of St. Paul: He will be of great use in explaining southern states. I am ever yours". Winfield Scott Hancock (1824-1886) was a highly successful Union general during the Civil War and a hero of the Battle of Gettysburg (1863). He became the Democratic Party's candidate for President in 1880, losing narrowly to James A. Garfield by a margin of fewer than 40,000 votes out of 9 million cast (Electoral College vote was 214-155). Hancock had impeccable Unionist credentials but was a strong advocate of states' rights, and was considered for the Party's Presidential nominations of 1868, 1872 and 1876 before securing it in 1880. His command of the Fifth Military District during the Reconstruction Era endeared him to the Democratic Party. Normal mailing folds. Light surface creases. Slight ink states throughout. Very slightly soiled. Otherwise, fine condition.

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