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2 signed letters from important military heroes Nelson A. Miles and Oatis O. Howard.

The Nelson A. Miles letter is to a Morris Patterson Ferris Esq., declining an invitation to a banquet by the General Court of Order of the Founders and Patriots of America, dated January 21st, 1897.

Letter from General Otis O. Howard is on the Lincoln Centennial Endownment Committee stationary. Letter datelined January 7, 1909. the letter is requesting a donation by Mr. Cephas Brainerd, for the raising for the Lincoln fund and memorial. He says in part "where you belong as a true representative of Lincoln Republicanism"..

Nelson Appleton Miles (August 8, 1839 – May 15, 1925) was an American military general who served in the American Civil War, the American Indian Wars, and the Spanish–American War. From 1895 to 1903, Miles served as the last Commanding General of the United States Army, before the office was retooled as Chief of Staff of the Army.

Oliver Otis Howard (November 8, 1830 – October 26, 1909) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War. As a brigade commander in the Army of the Potomac, Howard lost his right arm while leading his men against Confederate forces at the Battle of Fair Oaks/Seven Pines in June 1862, an action which later earned him the Medal of Honor. As a corps commander, he suffered two major defeats at Chancellorsville and Gettysburg in May and July 1863, but recovered from the setbacks as a successful corps and later army commander in the Western Theater..With One of a Kind Collectibles LOA

2 TLS from Major General O.O. Howard and N.A. Miles2 TLS from Major General O.O. Howard and N.A. Miles
2 TLS from Major General O.O. Howard and N.A. Miles
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Auction closed on Thursday, April 7, 2022.

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