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Lot 816

Sherman, William T (1820-1891) Union general whose March to the Sea helped bring the Civil War to an end; later Commander in Chief of the U.S. Army.

Sepia-toned albumen photograph signed, 5 7/8 x 4", tipped on the 9 x 5½" flyleaf of the book Proceedings of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee, 1873. Boldly signed "W.T. Sherman General" under the photograph. A few ink specks, else fine. On the back of the page is a notation that the book is from the library of Gen.l W.E. Strong. Strong was brevetted Brigadier General for the Atlanta Campaign and was a friend, as well as comrade, of Sherman's. The 150 page book, Report of the Proceedings of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee, at the Seventh Annual Meeting, Held at Toledo, Ohio, October 17 and 1873 (Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co. 1874) is in fine condition, with gilt engravings of the shield of the Army, and is contained in a slipcase. The speeches include some descriptions of the Army's activities during the war, and brief reports or responses from generals such as Custer. The photograph is also suitable for separate framing.
Estimated Value $1,500 - 2,000.
The Arden Family Holdings of Beverly Hills.

Realized $923

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