Lot 152 of 455:
Signature of Ambrose Burnside  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Signature of Civil War General Ambrose Burnside, as Governor of Rhode Island
Author:
Place:
Rhode Island
Publisher:
Date:
c.1866-1869
Description:

On slip of paper measuring 6.3x19.4 cm (2½x4").

Signature of the notable soldier in the Civil War, fighting for the Union, who went on to become Governor, and the Senator, from Rhode Island. He also had the distinction of being the first president of the National Rifle Association. His distinctive style of facial hair became known as sideburns, derived from his last name.

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Condition:
Very good condition.
 
Item number:
302956
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