Lot 404: Henry Heth and Robert H. Anderson

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-08-21 10:52:11

Lot 404: Civil War–dated endorsement signatures, "H. Heth" and "R. H. Anderson," penned on the reverse of a letter to Robert H. Chilton requesting a leave of absence, one page, 9.25 x 5.5, January 8, 1864. Also endorsed by Chilton. In very good condition, with intersecting folds, light toning and soiling, and some of the writing a shade light. Heth (1825–1899) is generally blamed for inadvertently starting the Battle of Gettysburg. Anderson (1835–1888) commanded troops in the defense of Atlanta during Sherman's March to the Sea. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: $800-1200
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