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Document Signed "C.P. Stone, Col. 14th Inft."June 6th 3 o'clock am. 8" x 3", written to the Colonel of the 25th Pa., in part "The orders given you last night verbally are countermanded - Your regiment will be ready to move immediately ... report in person at day break." At the outbreak of secession, Stone found himself in Washington writing his report on Sonora. After a dinner with his former commander Winfield Scott, Stone was requested to be Inspector General of the District of Columbia Militia at the rank of colonel as of January 1, 1861, and was thus reputed to be the first volunteer officer mustered into the Union Army before the Civil War.[2] In this role, he secured the capital for the arrival of President-elect Abraham Lincoln, and was personally responsible for security at the new president's inaugural"
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Stone was reportedly the first volunteer to enter the Union Army

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Minimum Bid: $50.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $281.25
Estimate: $100 - $200
Auction closed on Saturday, April 8, 2023.
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