Lot #299
Ambrose E. Burnside

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Estimate: $200+


Union general and onetime commander of the Army of the Potomac (1824-1881); the distinctive whiskers he sported gave rise to the word 'sideburns.' ALS signed “A. E. Burnside, Maj. Genl.,” one page, 5 x 8, Head-Quarters Department of the Ohio letterhead, July 26, 1863. Handwritten pass, in full: "Lieut. S. B. Johnston D. Ohio will proceed to the city, and converse with Lieut. Michael Barker, a prisoner of war, for half an hour." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #604 - Ended March 10, 2021

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