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Chester Arthur letter signed just days into the Civil War, searching for a location to organize New York volunteers. Dated 22 April 1861, Arthur writes to General Duryea as Engineer in Chief with the rank of Quartermaster General, a position in which he excelled, rising to the rank of Brigadier General. Letter reads in part, ''I desire to use the Arsenal in Brooklyn as a depot for Volunteers mustered into the service...[signed] C. Arthur / Eng in Chief / Actg asst 2 NY Genl''. Single page on bifolium measures 6.25'' x 7.875'' on blue lined paper. Folds, light creasing and a few small mousing holes. Very good condition. Interior has draft reply in pencil by Duryea, approving the request.
Chester Arthur Letter Signed from April 1861, Just Days Into the Civil War -- Arthur Searches for a Location to Organize New York VolunteersChester Arthur Letter Signed from April 1861, Just Days Into the Civil War -- Arthur Searches for a Location to Organize New York VolunteersChester Arthur Letter Signed from April 1861, Just Days Into the Civil War -- Arthur Searches for a Location to Organize New York VolunteersChester Arthur Letter Signed from April 1861, Just Days Into the Civil War -- Arthur Searches for a Location to Organize New York Volunteers
Chester Arthur Letter Signed from April 1861, Just Days Into the Civil War -- Arthur Searches for a Location to Organize New York Volunteers
Chester Arthur Letter Signed from April 1861, Just Days Into the Civil War -- Arthur Searches for a Location to Organize New York Volunteers
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