War Between the States

Autograph Letter Signed Twice

(1823-1910) Born in Canandaigua, N.Y., he was a civil engineer engaged in railroad construction before the war. During the Civil War he served as Lieutenant Colonel, of the 2nd Michigan Infantry; Captain, of the 11th U.S. Infantry; Captain & A.I.G. on the staff of General George Sykes; Captain & A.I.G. on the staff of General Romeyn B. Ayres; Colonel of the 102nd U.S. Colored Infantry; promoted to brevet brigadier general, on March 13, 1865. After the war he remained in the Regular U.S. Army retiring in 1887.

Autograph Letter Signed Twice: 3 5/8 x 5 7/8, in ink.

Cincinnati Avenue
San Antonio, Texas
February 28th, 1899

J.G. Dennis, Esq.

Dear Sir:

I send you autograph as requested:

"Henry Laurens Chipman, Bvt. Brig. General, U.S. Volunteers."

Yours truly:
H.L. Chipman
Lieut. Col. U.S. Army

Light age toning and wear.

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