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GENERAL JOSEPH DICKINSON SIGNED SLIP CIVIL WAR, GENERAL HOOKER'S STAFF

$295.00

Description

General Joseph Dickinson (1830-1904) Signed Slip, "Very respectfully, Jos. Dickinson, Ast. Adjt. Genl...Staff, Staff of Major General Joseph Hooker, army of the Potomac", a great Civil War date signature and inscription, 6.5 x 3.5, He was appointed Assistant Adjutant General (AAG) of Volunteers on 22 August 1861, and assigned to General Hooker's staff. He was wounded in action at Williamsburg, VA on 5 May and at Fair Oaks, VA on 1 June 1862. He was again wounded, at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1864. He resigned his commission due to disability from wounds on 26 January 1864. He was honored by brevets 13 March 1865 to Lieutenant Colonel for Williamsburg and Antietam, Colonel, and Brigadier General for Gettysburg. This very large war dated signature and lengthy description of his position on General Hooker's Staff is in fine condition, with minor age toning, small crease upper right corner and center fold line.

$295   #11654