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(1831 - 1888) Union major general of cavalry and famous Indian fighter. Sheridan's fighting prowess was evident throughout the war, from Booneville to Chickamauga and the elimination of J.E.B. Stuart at Yellow Tavern. A.L.S., 1p. 8vo. on "Headquarters Department of the Missouri" letterhead, Fort Hays, Nov. 7, 1868, to "My Dear Forshaw" hastily writing, "Have you any further news from Bunker hill [Kansas]. There is [sic] no troops in that Section. A citizen train left here a day or two ago." Bunker Hill was the site of a Butterfield Overland Despatch station and was later a stop on the Kansas Pacific Railway. Split center fold repaired on verso, light soiling and toning, else very good.

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