Lot #171
US Politicians and Military: 1863

Over 230 autographs of Civil War-era political and military brass
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Estimate: $500+

Description

Over 230 autographs of Civil War-era political and military brass

Civil War-dated leather-bound autograph album from circa 1863, 6 x 9, containing approximately 230 signatures of notable political and military figures of the era, which includes nearly 60 U.S. Senators and roughly 50 Congressmen, as well as a total of 15 Generals and two Admirals (William Mervine and John Lorimer Worden). Signatures include: Hannibal Hamlin, Edward Bates, William H. Seward, Edwin M. Stanton, Gideon Welles, Horace Greeley, Lyman Trumbull, Charles Sumner, Schuyler Colfax, George Meade, Robert Anderson, Henry Halleck, John Adams Dix, John Sedgwick, Randolph B. Marcy, Thomas Francis Meagher, David B. Birney, and many more. Numerous autographs are tipped in. In overall fine condition, with wear to the covers and spine; interior pages are fine.

Auction Info

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