Lot 92: 1863 Civil War Date General JOHN HENRY HOBART WARD Autograph Letter Signed

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Excellent General John H. Hobart Ward Civil War Letter
JOHN HENRY HOBART WARD (1823-1903). Civil War Union Brigadier General who Led the 38th New York at Bull Run, Fredericksburg and Gettysburg, where he was wounded.
December 7, 1863-Dated Civil War, Autograph Letter Signed, "J. H. Hobart Ward," as Brigadier General, 1 page, 7.5" x 9.5", Choice Extremely Fine. This excellent content Civil War date letter is beautifully handwritten to Union General John T. Sprague. It reads, in part:

"... I have the honor to state that during the recent engagements near the Rapidan Lieut. Col. [Caspar] Trepp 1st [Berdan's] Sharpshooters was killed, leaving a vacancy in that Regt. I would earnestly request that Capt. H.H. Nash of that regiment be considered to fill the vacancy... one of the most gallant soldiers in the army. This officer led the regiment at the recent crossing at Kelly's Ford, being the first officer across the river, and leading his men to victory...".
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