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STANTON, Edwin (1814-1869)was an American lawyer and politician who served as Secretary of War under the Lincoln Administration during most of the American Civil War. Stanton's management helped organize the massive military resources of the North and guide the Union to victory. He also organized the manhunt for Lincoln's killer, John Wilkes Booth. However, he was criticized by many Union generals for perceived over-cautiousness and micromanagement. War-date partly-printed Document Signed “Edwin M. Stanton” 1pp. quarto, on War Department letterhead, Washington, April 16, 1863, addressed to Captain John Knapp, Provost Marshal 24th District, New York, and reads in part: “...You are hereby informed that the President of the United States has appointed you Provost Marshal for the twenty-fourth Congressional District of the State of New York, with rank of Captain of Cavalry...” Very good condition.
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Stanton Appoints A New York Provost Marshal

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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $121.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Thursday, December 7, 2017.
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