Lot 451: American military officer (1838-1876) who was killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn as a member of Custer's 7th Cavalry Regiment. Manuscript DS, one page, 7.5 x 9.75, January 19, 1869. Special Orders No. 13 issued by McIntosh. In part: "Pursuant to instructions from Head Quarters...All the available men of Lieut. Bodamer's troop (A) Cavalry Recruits will start at once to join him on the Saline. The men will be properly armed, mounted, and equipped, and carry 10 pounds of ammunition." Signed in the lower left by McIntosh. In fine condition, with scattered toning and soiling.
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