Lot #1238
Frederick W. Benteen Signature

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Estimate: $500+

Description

Military officer (1834-1898) who first fought during the American Civil War and later commanded soldiers during the Indian Campaigns and Great Sioux War against the Lakota and Northern Cheyenne. Benteen is best known for being in command of a battalion of the 7th U. S. Cavalry at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in late June 1876. Rare ink signature, "F. W. Benteen,” on an off-white 3.75 x 2.75 sheet clipped from a military document dated circa October 1875. In fine condition. Encapsulated in a PSA/DNA authentication holder.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring Animation
  • Dates: #649 - Ended December 07, 2022