Union general (1819-1893) who commanded a division at Gettysburg and has controversially been credited with the invention of baseball. Vintage fountain pen signature, "Genl. A. Doubleday, U.S. Army, January 5th 1885,” on an off-white 4 x 1.25 slip. In fine condition. From the collection of Stephen Adamson.
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