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A good war-date partly-printed Union military document, 2pp. oblong folio, being "Return of Captain N. Martin Curtis' Company (G), of the Sixteenth Regiment of New York Vols." Filled out completely in the hand of Curtis and signed thrice by the future general throughout the text and then officially as captain commanding the company, Sept. 30, 1862 at Burkesville, Maryland. Newton Martin Curtis (1835-1910) was a big man by the opening of the Civil War being 6' 7'" in height and weighing over 220 pounds by the time he enlisted as captain of Co. G, 16th New York Vols. He was wounded in action at West Point, Virginia, rose to the rank of colonel by 1865, was appointed brevet brigadier general for gallantry at New Market Heights, Va., on Oct. 28, 1864. During the Second battle of Fort Fisher he received four wounds, the Medal of Honor and a full brigadier general's commission for being the first man to breach the fort's traverse. Minor toning, else VG
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Fort Fisher Medal of Honor Recipient General Newton Martin Curtis Document

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Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Thursday, June 21, 2018.
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