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CHAMBERLAIN, JOSHUA L. (1828-1914)

# 7037

Union Brigadier General – Maine; Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for Gettysburg

As colonel of the 20th Maine, Chamberlain gallantly defended Little Round Top, preventing a Confederate victory at Gettysburg.

Document Signed, 9 ¼” x 11 ½”, January 27, 1892, “Joshua L. Chamberlain,” as President of the Ocala and Silver Springs Company, a partly printed stock certificate for five shares to one James E. Simpson.  Countersigned by the company treasurer.

Illustrated in two views due to scanner limitations, the document is pleasantly age-toned, with several folds and light creases.

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CHAMBERLAIN, JOSHUA L. (1828-1914)

# 7036

Union Brigadier General – Maine; Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for Gettysburg

As colonel of the 20th Maine, Chamberlain gallantly defended Little Round Top, preventing a Confederate victory at Gettysburg.

Civil War-Date Signature, a seldom-seen example with sentiment and the rank Chamberlain held from June 18, 1864 through the end of the war, on a 1 ¾” x 5” slip of lined paper. Chamberlain was brevetted major general of volunteers on March 29, 1865.

“Very respectfully, Your ob[e]d[ien]t Serv[an]t, J.L. Chamberlain, Brig. Genl. Com[man]d[in]g.”

The slip is lightly toned, with some show-through of old glue staining on the reverse, and there is a small hole above the “Com” in Chamberlain’s rank; illustrated against a black background for added clarity.

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NewPASCO, SAMUEL (1834-1917)

# 7764

Confederate Soldier – 3rd Florida Infantry; Wounded and taken prisoner at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee – November 25, 1863; U.S. Senator – Florida – 1887-99; Appointed to the Isthmian Canal Commission by President William McKinley on June 9, 1899; Principal of Waukeenah Academy, near Monticello, Florida – 1860-61 & 1865-66; Namesake of Pasco County, Florida

Typed Letter Signed, as U.S. Senator on imprinted 8 ½” x 11” stationery. In a concise communication, Senator Pasco refers one Ellis D. Robb of Eldorado, Georgia to the War and Navy Departments for the addresses of several military officers, Medal of Honor recipient and Spanish-American War Major General William R. Shafter only being mentioned by name.


“Washington, D.C., Feb[ruary] 18, 1899. Ellis D. Robb, Esq[uire], Eldorado, Georgia. Dear Sir; Yours of the 17th, making inquiry relative to Gen. Shafter and others, has been received. So far as I know none of these officers are in Florida. If you wish to get letters to them, you can address the army officers in care of the War Department and the Naval officer in care of the Navy Department, at Washington; and I feel sure that if thus addressed they will be forwarded to them, wherever they may be. Yours very truly, S. Pasco."


The letter is lightly and evenly toned with scattered stains, as well as several nicks, tears, and small breaks in the paper at the margins and edges. There is weakness and clean separation at the edges of a horizontal fold at the center, along with bleeding to the ink in Pasco’s signature.

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ROOSEVELT, THEODORE (1858-1919)

# 6863

Twenty-Sixth U.S. President – 1901-09; Colonel of the Rough Riders - Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for the Battle of San Juan Hill, July 1, 1898

Signed Card, 2 ½” x 4”, “Theodore Roosevelt.”

Overall condition is excellent, with light, even toning and small mounting remnants on the reverse.

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SICKLES, DANIEL E. (1819-1914)

# 5943

Union Major General - New York; Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for the Battle of Gettysburg

Sickles lost a leg and was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor as a result of his action in the Peach Orchard at Gettysburg on July 2, 1863.

Typed Letter Signed, 8” x 11”, to Isaac P. Gragg, a Union veteran who saw Civil War service with the 1st and 61st Massachusetts Volunteers, accepting an invitation to attend a ceremony dedicating a statue of Union General Joseph Hooker.

“23 Fifth Ave., New York, May 19, 1903. Capt. Isaac P. Gragg, Secretary, etc, Room 453, State House, Boston. Captain: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of an invitation, conveyed by you in behalf of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, to attend the dedication of an Equestrian Statue to Major General Joseph Hooker, on Thursday, June 25th, proximo. I have much satisfaction in accepting this invitation and expect to be present on that interesting occasion. Very sincerely yours, D.E. Sickles.”

Lightly and evenly toned, with a few stains and the usual folds.

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SICKLES, DANIEL E. (1819-1914)

# 6927

Union Major General - New York; Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for the Battle of Gettysburg

Sickles lost a leg and was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor as a result of his action in the Peach Orchard at Gettysburg on July 2, 1863.

Signature, with rank and date, “Autograph of D.E. Sickles, Maj[or] Gen]era]l U.S. Army, New York, Jan[uar]y 11, [18]90,” on a 3 ¼” x 4 ¾” slip of paper.

Lightly and evenly toned, with a vertical fold at the center.

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