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Autographed Letter signed
San Francisco 1867 - 4 pages (front and back), each two-page spread measuring 7 x 9 inches, San Francisco, January 18, 1867. Signed "Wm. H. French" as colonel, to a senator, inquiring why his promotion to brigadier general has been held up and mentioning General Grant, in part: "I have my appointment of Bvt. Brigadier here in possession why it was withheld at the War Office and by whom and what for? I will not hazard to say. On a communication forwarded through Gen. Halleck to General Grant, General H. made the following endorsement: '.I fully concur in the statements of Colonel French and I think his services most eminently merit additional promotion.'" Slight discoloration along a vertical crease; very good(-) condition. Union major general; aide-de-camp to General Franklin Pierce in the Mexican War; hero of Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Chancellorsville campaigns in the Civil War.
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