Civil War General Alfred Terry Signed Letter Re: Design Of 10th Corps Badge For Sale
Original letter written and signed by Civil War and Indian Wars General Alfred W. Terry (1827-1890). Written to Captain R. W. Woodbury on March 31, 1886 from Fort Snelling, Minnesota, General Terry thanks him for his letter. He tells Woodbury that the design of the badge of the10th Corps (which both had served in)was adapted from the bastioned square, using an exampleas the shape of Fort Marion. He references Colonel Michie, who designed the badge and General Gillmore, who approved it. The letter is written front and back on one sheet, with integral blank leaf. General Terry gained fame during the Civil War for his successful assault on Fort Fisher in 1865, and for his Indian War career, especially as Custer's commander. Size about 6" x 9". $3 shipping. Authenticity and buyer satisfaction guaranteed. I will be away until 7/24, so will ship on 7/25
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