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THOMAS, Lorenzo (1804-1875) Early in the Civil war he became adjutant-general of the army by succession, and was afterward especially assigned to the duty of organizing volunteer troops, particularly the colored regiments. He was commissioned brigadier-general on Aug. 3, 1861, brevetted major-general, U. S. A., on March 13, 1865. Partly-printed Document Signed, "L. Thomas" 1p. quarto, Natchez, Mississippi, February 18, 1865, addressed to Lt. N.S. Wheeler, 125 U.S. Colored Infantry, and reads in part: "...I forward herewith your appointment of First Lieutenant in the One Hundred Twenty Fifth Regiment, United States Colored Infantry..." Wheeler enlisted on 8/12/1862 at Enfield, NH as a Private, promoted to 1st Lieut 4/24/1865. VG.
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General Lorenzo Thomas Sends a Commission for an Officer in the “Colored Regiment”

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Minimum Bid: $150.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $562.50
Estimate: $300 - $500
Auction closed on Saturday, October 16, 2021.
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