Lot 447: 7th Cavalry: Charles C. DeRudio

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-10-29 11:33:58

Lot 447: Italian aristocrat and US Army officer (1832-1910) who survived the Battle of the Little Bighorn as a member of Custer's 7th Cavalry Regiment. ALS signed "Charles C. DeRudio, Captain 7th Cavalry," one page, 8 x 10, January 31, 1883. Letter to the "Adjutant General, US Army, Washington DC." In part: "I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter...containing my Commission as Caption of the 7th Regiment of Cavalry and the prescribed Oath of Office." In fine condition, with trivial soiling and slight show-through from docketing to reverse. RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts Friday, 23rd October 2015 Estimate: $400-600
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