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STEWART L. WOODFORD SIGNED CARD AM. ATTORNEY, POLITICIAN, 103RD COLORED TROOPS

$95.00

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STEWART L. WOODFORD (1835-1913) SIGNED CARD, "Very truly yours: Stewart L. Woodford, 24th June, 1880", 3.5 x 2, an American attorney and politician who served as a member of the U. S. House of Representatives and Lieutenant Governor of New York. During the American Civil War he served as chief of staff to General Quincy A. Gillmore, commander of the Department of the South, and as commander of the 103rd Colored Infantry Regiment.  He attained the rank of colonel and the brevet rank of brigadier general. From 1877 to 1883, he served as United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and he served as Minister to Spain from 1897 until the start of hostilities during the Spanish-American War. In fine condition, with age toning, light stains, the number "11." in another hand on upper left corner, and mounting remnants of the reverse. 

$95   #11386