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Lot #308
Ambrose E. Burnside

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Union general and onetime commander of the Army of the Potomac (1824–1881); the distinctive whiskers he sported gave rise to the word “sideburns.” Partly printed DS, signed twice “A. E. Burnside,” one page, 10.5 x 7, August 20, 1870. An uncut sheet of two stock transfer certificates made out to different individuals, each signed by Burnside. Subtle brushes to second signature, otherwise fine condition. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #330 - Ended February 13, 2008