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Civil War Furlough Endorsed by Brig. Gen. H.G. Berry, KIA at Chancellorsville
2/3/2011 - ONLINE American History Timed Auction
1p, 8 x 10 in., partially printed furlough for Peter Licker, 2nd NY Vols., 6 March 1863. Dates of furlough not specified, but this is near the end of his term of enlistment. He is listed as promoted to corporal in May of 1863. The furlough is docketed on verso by Brig. Gen'l. Hiram Berry (1824-1863) who was killed leading a bayonet charge at Chancellorsville. Also docketed by Sidney W. Park (1827-1902) as Colonel. He was also wounded at Chancellorsville, requiring amputation of his right leg. Park received a brevet brigadier generalcy in March 1865. Below Park's signature is the docketing of Brig. Gen'l. Gershom Mott (1822-1884), wounded for the second time at Chancellorsville (having been wounded at Second Battle of Manassas).

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Light toning and expected third folds. Soiling along folds. Water stain and scattered foxing. Still better than average.
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