Lot 19    

Rhode Island Civil War Recognition Certificate
Special Collections: American History, Nov. 11th, 2010
recognizing Capt. Phanuel E. Bishop Co. B 14th R.I.H.A. and dated Providence, May 4th 1869, signed by Rhode Island Governor and former Union General Ambrose E. Burnside; 13" x 16", framed, 13.75" x 16.75" overall.

Light, even toning, small dampstain in bottom margin, else very good.
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