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  • GEORGE BANCROFT - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 41549
    GEORGE BANCROFTIrregularly cut album leaf signed by the Secretary of the Navy Signature: "Geo. Bancroft". 4¼x3¾. HistorianGeorge Bancroft (1800-1891) isbest known for his ten-volume History of the United States (1834-1873). Bancroft wrote well, and was accurate with his facts, but had a partisan viewpoint.

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • GEORGE BANCROFT - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 157478
    GEORGE BANCROFTSignature of the Secretary of the Navy on a small piece of paper Signature: "Geo. Bancroft". 4¼x2½. HistorianGeorge Bancroft (1800-1891) isbest known for his ten-volume History of the United States (1834-1873). Bancroft wrote well, and was accurate with his facts, but had a partisan viewpoint.

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • GEORGE BANCROFT - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 225979
    GEORGE BANCROFTThe historian's signature is matted to a size of 13x20¼ with a 7½x10 engraving of him sitting at his desk, books on the floor Signature: "George Bancroft". 3¼x1¼ visible piece of paper underneath a 7½x10 engraving of the author. Matted to a total size of 13x20¼.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • SAMUEL BARRON - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 262722
    SAMUEL BARRON He signs as a Confederate Flag Officer. Signature: "S. Barron Flag Officer - C.S. Navy/Norfolk/Va", 1 page, 4½x7½. Samuel Barron (1809-1888), son and namesake of a US Navy commodore, was enrolled in the navy at age 2(!), becoming a midshipman in 1820.

    Sale Price $828.75

    $975.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM F. BARRY - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 268112
    WILLIAM F. BARRY. Signature: "Respectfully/William F. Barry/Capt. 2nd Art.", 3x1¼. Barry (1818-1879) graduated in the West Point class of 1838. After service in Mexico, he was promoted

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE CADWALADER - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 268120
    GEORGE CADWALADER. Signature: "Geo. Cadwalader" as Major General, 3½x1¼ lined sheet. George Cadwalader (1806-1879) served as Major General of Pennsylvania troops, serving in the Shenandoah Valley. In April 1862, he was promoted to Major General of Volunteers.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • SAMUEL F. CHALFIN - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 146482
    SAMUEL CHALFIN 3x2 slip of paper signed by him as a US brevet colonel Signature: "S. F. Chalfin/Br Col. U.S.A.", 3¼x2 paper. Samuel Fletcher Chalfin (1825-1891) graduated from West Point in 1847 and was immediately sent to Mexico. Later he returned to the Academy as a language instructor.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • CALEB CUSHING - AUTOGRAPH CIRCA 1874  - HFSID 101709
    CALEB CUSHING Signature obtained in 1874 Signature: "C. Cushing", 4½x2¼. "1874" in another hand. Caleb Cushing (1800-1879), a Democrat, represented his Massachusetts district in the US Congress (1835-1843).

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • CALEB CUSHING - CLIPPED SIGNATURE  - HFSID 17254
    CALEB CUSHING His signature on a piece of paper with ink caption Signature: "Caleb Cushing", 4½x1¾. Pencil caption (unknown hand). Caleb Cushing (1800-1879), a Democrat, represented his Massachusetts district in the US Congress (1835-1843).

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • BRIGADIER GENERAL FREDERICK TRACY DENT - AUTOGRAPH 12/02/1869  - HFSID 142395
    FREDERICK TRACY DENT The Brigadier General and aide-de-camp to Gen. Grant signs this card with the date Signature: "F. T. Dent/Bvt BrigGen/Sec ADC/Dec 2nd 1869" in purple ink. 5x2¾. Frederick Tracy Dent (1820-1892) was an American general.

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL ALEXANDER BRYDIE DYER - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 255417
    ALEXANDER BRYDIE DYER Album leaf fragment signed "Brig Genl Chief of Ordnance" by Dyer, who was made chief of ordnance at Washington, DC in 1864 Signature: "AB Dyer/Brig Genl/Chief of Ordnance". 4¾x2½.

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • BRIGADIER GENERAL THOMAS FAUNTLEROY - AUTOGRAPH CIRCA 1838  - HFSID 288529
    THOMAS FAUNTLEROYSignature as Commander of Fort King during the Second Seminole War Signature: "Th. T. Fauntleroy/Maj. 2nd Regt. US/Dragoons/Comdg Fort King G. F.", 5x2½ paper affixed to 7x4½ sheet. Ink note (unknown hand): 1838.

    Sale Price $467.50

    $550.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL JOHN GRAY FOSTER - AUTOGRAPH CIRCA 1847  - HFSID 288512
    JOHN G. FOSTER His clipped signature as a brevet 2nd lieutenant, his rank immediately after his graduation from West Point Signature: "John G. Foster/Bvt. 2nd Lt. Engrs", 5x1½ slip of paper affixed to 7x4¾ sheet with biographical information written below (unknown hand).

    Sale Price $488.75

    $575.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM B. FRANKLIN - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 168944
    WILLIAM BUEL FRANKLIN Signature as brevet major general, on a small card Signature: "WB Franklin/Bvt. Maj. Gen. US Army", 4x2½ card. Franklin (1823-1903) graduated first in his West Point class of 1843.

    Sale Price $342.00

    $380.00

  • BRIGADIER GENERAL ROBERT SELDON GARNETT - CLIPPED SIGNATURE  - HFSID 283549
    This extremely rare signature is that of Confederate Brigadier General Robert Seldon Garnett, the first general on either side to be killed during the American Civil War. This signature is almost impossible to obtain and highly desirable!

    Sale Price $637.50

    $750.00

  • WILLIAM T. HASKELL - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 78251
    WILLIAM T. HASKELL Signature from the Mexican-American War veteran and Congressman, who served Tennessee from 1847 to 1849 Signature: "Wm. T. Haskell/of Tennessee", in black ink, 3x2. William T. Haskell (1818-1859 was an American politician, US Representative from Tennessee who served from 1847 to 1849.

    Sale Price $72.00

    $80.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL SAMUEL P. HEINTZELMAN - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 288530
    SAMUEL HEINTZELMAN Clipped signature as an infantry major, his rank in the late 1850s Signature: "S. P. Heintzelman/Major US Infantry", 4x2 slip of paper affixed to7x5 sheet with ink caption and biographical information written in unknown hand below.

    Sale Price $446.25

    $525.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL ETHAN A. HITCHCOCK - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 262777
    GENERAL ETHAN A. HITCHCOCK Signature of General Ethan A. Hitchcock, accompanied by a b/w bust engraving of Hitchcock in uniform with a facsimile signature Signature: "E A Hitchcock". Brown ink notations under signature in unknown hand. 3½x1¼ signature mounted to a 4x2 sheet of white paper.

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL RUFUS INGALLS - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 264703
    RUFUS INGALLSThe military leader signs this slip of paper affixed to a card Signature: "Rufus Ingalls/ Brig. Genl./ Chief Qtr Master/ Armies op. ag. Richmond" 3¾x1¾ sheet affixed to 4x2¼ card. Rufus Ingalls (1818-1893), a West Pointer (Class of '43), served in the Mexican War.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL RUFUS INGALLS - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 268106
    RUFUS INGALLSThe eminent military officer who served in both the Mexican and Civil War signs this calling card Signature: "Rufus Ingalls/ Brig. Genl &/ Chf Qutr. A. P." as Chief Quartermaster, Army of the Potomac, 3x1¼. Rufus Ingalls (1818-1893), a West Pointer (Class of '43), served in the Mexican War.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • BRIGADIER GENERAL THOMAS S. JESUP - CLIPPED SIGNATURE  - HFSID 273044
    THOMAS S. JESUP. Clipped signature: "Th: S. Jesup/Q.M. Gnl.", 2¾x1¼ lined blue sheet. Portion of writing (unknown hand) at upper margin. Thomas Sidney Jesup (1788-1860), appointed

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • HENRY S. LANE - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 34581
    HENRY S. LANE He has added his home state (Indiana) to his signature on this 3x1 slip Signature: "H. S. Lane/Ind.", 3x1¼. Henry Smith Lane (1811-1881) was a US Representative (1840-1843) before helping to organize the 1st Indiana Volunteer Regiment for the Mexican War, rising to the rank of colonel.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • REAR ADMIRAL SAMUEL PHILLIPS LEE - AUTOGRAPH 06/22/1873  - HFSID 101669
    Small slip of paper signed by Rear Admiral Samuel Phillips Lee in 1873, the year of his retirement from the U. S. Army. Lee commanded three squadrons, including the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, during the American Civil War.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL JOHN A. LOGAN - CLIPPED SIGNATURE CO-SIGNED BY: MARY LOGAN - HFSID 27945
    JOHN A. LOGAN and MARY A. LOGAN. Black-bordered engraved "Mrs John A. Logan," 3-1/8x2½. Calumet Place. Printed at lower left. Signed: "Very Truly Yours,/Mary A. Logan." Signature of her husband: "John A. Logan," removed from a check, affixed at top of card. John A.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL IRVIN McDOWELL - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 22229
    IRVIN McDOWELL His signature as Assistant Adjutant General and Inspector General, clipped from a printed document Signature: "Irvin McDowell/Asst. Adj. G. ins. genl.", 5x1¼ mounted on 5¾x1½ paper. Clipped from the lower right portion of a mustering document.

    Sale Price $432.00

    $480.00

  • WILLIAM RALLS MORRISON - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 33832
    WILLIAM R. MORRISON Ink signature on a long 7½x3 strip of paper Signature: "W. R. Morrison/Waterloo/Illinois", 7½x3 William Ralls Morrison (1825-1909) served in the US Army during the Mexican War and again in the Civil War, rising to the rank of colonel.

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • WILLIAM RALLS MORRISON - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 142011
    WILLIAM R. MORRISON Signature on a slip of paper, adding the state he represented in Congress (Illinois) Signature: "Wm R Morrison/Illinois", 7x2½, Captioned newspaper illustration affixed at right edge. William R.

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL JAMES SCOTT NEGLEY - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 33831
    GENERAL JAMES S. NEGLEY His rare signature on a long slip of paper Signature: "Jas. S. Negley/Pittsburgh Pa", 7¾x3, trimmed unevenly at top edge. James Scott Negley (1826-1901) served in the US Army during the Mexican War and as a brigade commander in the Union Army in the Civil War.

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • VICE ADMIRAL STEPHEN C. ROWAN - AUTOGRAPH CIRCA 1864  - HFSID 33079
    STEPHEN C. ROWAN The future Vice Admiral of the U.S. Navy signs his name on this slip of paper with the date and name of his commanding vessel, the New Ironsides Signature: "Philadelphia Penn Nov. 3rd/64/S.C. Rowan/Commodore/Commanding New Iron Sides/Charleston N.C." in black ink. 4½x1¾.

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL ANDREW JACKSON SMITH - CLIPPED SIGNATURE  - HFSID 32939
    ANDREW JACKSON SMITH Clipped signature on ruled paper by the American Civil War Union major general Clipped signature: "A. J. Smith/Maj. Gen.". Pencil notations on verso in unknown hand. 3¼x1 ruled paper, mounted to a 3¾x1½ slip of white paper.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

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