Raynors HCA 2020-02
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Document Signed, "Abraham Lincoln" on military commission of William H. Chamberlin as 1st Lieutenant of the 17th Infantry dated June 8, 1863. Promotion to date from August 16, 1862. Document signed in full "Abraham Lincoln" and is also signed by Secretary of War Edwin Stanton. Document exhibits water damage at lower portion involving war trophy engraving. Some manuscript fill-ins are light with Lincoln and Stanton signatures exhibiting slight tone loss. Document also exhibits previous folding. Chamberlin was killed at the battle of Gettysburg on July 2nd, 1863 and was buried in plot B-27 of the Soldier's National Cemetery at Gettysburg.
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Lincoln Military Commission For Gettysburg KIA Officer

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