Lot #218
William W. Belknap Signature

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Union general and Secretary of War under Grant (1829-1890). Inadvertently, Belknap almost saved Custer from his fate at Little Bighorn, when Custer became embroiled in the scandal that resulted in Belknap's impeachment and Grant's censure of Custer. Choice ink signature, "Wm. W. Belknap,” on an off-white 4.5 x 2.75 card. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Art and Literature
  • Dates: #610 - Ended June 16, 2021





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