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Portrait of Ambrose Burnside with War Dated Circular,
Special Collections: American History, Nov. 11th, 2010
an early contact print of the ubiquitous Burnside (1824-1881) near the end of his life with impressed seal denoting “McDonalds Portraits of Men, NY” at bottom margin. Accompanying the print is a copy of “Special Orders 321 dated Headquarters, Department of the Ohio, Cincinnati, August 20, 1863” in three paragraphs ordering General Boyle “to make any further impressments of negroes to labor on railroads to the number of eight thousand (8,000), if deemed necessary.” The order is secretarially signed “W.P.Anderson/Assit. Adj. General” to Major General Burnside.

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Print VG., mount brittle. Order separating along fold lines, G.
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