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Winfield Scott Hancock

Winfield Scott Hancock

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Winfield Scott Hancock

Union general (1824–1886) who distinguished himself in the Battle of Gettysburg and later commanded Custer and the 7th Cavalry against the Cheyenne in the disastrous 1867 campaign known as ‘Hancock’s War.’ War-dated ALS signed “Winf. S. Hancock, Maj. Gen, U.S. Army,” one page, lightly-lined, 4.75 x 7, December 7, 1864. Letter to Vermont Senator Foot. In full: “I have the honor to transmit herewith copies of all Orders and Circulars that have been issued respecting the organization of the First Compy thinking the possession of them might be of service to you.” Letter is inlaid to a slightly larger off-white sheet. In fine condition. RRAuction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: October Monthly
  • Dates: #393 - Ended October 17, 2012