Lot 479: Union general (1827-1890) who fought at First Bull Run and Port Royale, and who, after the war, became commander of the expedition against the Sioux during which Custer met his end at Little Bighorn. ANS signed "Alfd. H. Terry, B. Genl," one page, 7.5 x 4.5, no date. Presumed battlefield note hastily dashed off to Captain Loomis L. Langdon. In full: "Don't open until further orders." Moderate creases, toning, a few small holes, mirroring of ink, and several stray ink marks, otherwise fine condition.
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Friday, 23rd October 2015
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