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General Orders, No. 295


Published by Adjutant General's Office, War Department, Washington, DC, 1864
Manuscript / Paper Collectible
From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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Handbill. 12mo. Near fine. Two small file holes at left margin, not affecting text. This handsome General Order, titled "Exchange of Prisoners of War," announces that "The following prisoners of war, received and delivered at Rough and Ready, Georgia, the 19th, 22d, 28th, and 30th days of September, 1864, in pursuance of an agreement between Major General W.T. SHERMAN, U.S. Army, and General Hood, are declared duly exchanged." -- followed by large numbers of Union commissioned officers, non-commissioned officers and privates (totaling 1128 soldiers) and Confederate commissioned officers, non-commissioned officers and privates (totaling 1332 soldiers). Signed at the conclusion in type by Assistant Adjutant General E.D. Townsend. Accompanied by a nice Civil War-era 5¼" X 8½" heavy stock steel-engraved head-and-shoulders portrait of Sherman. Near fine. Bookseller Inventory # 38366

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Title: General Orders, No. 295

Publisher: Adjutant General's Office, War Department, Washington, DC

Publication Date: 1864

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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