Lot 450: 7th Cavalry: Francis M. Gibson

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-10-29 11:33:58

Lot 450: Officer in the 7th Cavalry who was one of the first to ride to the rescue at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, but arrived too late (1847-1919). Manuscript DS, signed "F. M. Gibson," one page, 7.75 x 9.75, May 2, 1878. Post Orders No. 81 issued by Gibson. In part: "Shoot immediately the horse reported, as effected with Glanders." In fine condition, with expected document wear and light soiling. RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts Friday, 23rd October 2015 Estimate: $600-800
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