1861 letter signed by J. He commanded the Department of Washington at the outset of the war; he was promoted to Brigadier the day before this letter was written. He commanded the XII corps at Antietam, where he was shot in the chest while commanding his men on the regimental line; he died at a field hospital the following morning.
Rare war-dated letter signed by Mansfield (but written in another hand) requests a naval officer be detailed as an engineer. Few folds; an impressive document, with engraved portrait of the general to accompany. This material comes from the Civil War autograph, manuscript and document collection formed by Frederick Peck and is guaranteed original and genuine.See additional auctions under IDs paperhistory and budgetcoverbox. Please consider joining the American Philatelic Society! Mansfield signed letter civil war major general KIA FP.
20" is in sale since Tuesday, November 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Documents". The seller is "paperhistory" and is located in Solon, Ohio. This item can be shipped worldwide.