William Sherman Autograph Letter Signed During Civil War Sells for $9,582
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William Sherman Autograph
A William Sherman autograph can have all different price points. A simple William Sherman autograph letter signed during the Civil War can sell for $2,500 while an excellent one can sell for $10,000, plus or minus, depending on how great the content is. A William Sherman autograph endorsement signed during the Civil War is worth $800 – $2,500. A William Sherman autograph on a photo is worth $800 – $2,500. A William Sherman autograph on a letter, after the Civil War is worth $200 – $500 with routine content and just a basic William Sherman autograph on paper or a card is worth $200 – $350. Here are all of the William Sherman autograph items that we at NateDSanders.com Auctions have sold recently:
General William T. Sherman Autograph on His CDV — Boldly Signed to Verso
General William T. Sherman autograph on his CDV. Three-quarter portrait image of Sherman in uniform boldly signed to reverse, “W.T. Sherman / Maj Genl.” Backmark reads, “Carte de Visite by J. Carbutt, / Photographic Artist. / 131 Lake St. / Chicago.” Image measures 2.5″ x 4″. Overall toning and some soiling and edgewear. Very good condition. Sold for $1,807.
General William Sherman autograph letter signed ”W.T. Sherman”. The Civil War General writes to magazine editor Edward W. Bok, on 15 March 1886, in full: ”Yours of March 13 is received and in Answer I am willing to State to you, but not for publication – that my family is Strongly Catholic, but that I am not – Until I ask Some favor, the public has no claim to question me further. Truly your friend, W.T. Sherman”. Single page letter on a sheet of 912 Garrison Avenue, St. Louis letterhead measures 5.5” x 8.5”. Light toning and wear and very light creasing, else near fine condition. Sold for $1,540.
Civil War General William Sherman Autograph on His Large Cabinet Card — Portrait of Sherman Looking Stoic and Determined
William Sherman autograph on his large cabinet card. Signed “W.T. Sherman / General / 1888” on mount of photograph of Sherman in full military uniform. Imprint of photographer Napoleon Sarony in red font upon mount. Moderate wear to edges and margin, and chips to corners. Very good condition. Sold for $1,500.
General William Sherman autograph letter signed from Fort Moutrie, South Carolina dated 31 October 1845. As Lieutenant, Sherman writes to the Quartermaster General: “I herewith enclose my Summary Statement for Oct 1845. Report of Persons and Articles hired, Muster Roll of soldiers employed on exten. duty for the same month and Capt. Millers Report of Persons and Articles hired during the month of September…W.T. Sherman / 1st Lieut…” Docketing upon verso. Light toning and folds, overall in very good condition. Sold for $1,343.
Civil War-dated William Sherman autograph note signed in 1862, written upon the verso of a letter regarding Teamster (or wagoneer) soldiers, a job often performed by black soldiers. Just weeks before the Emancipation Proclamation went into effect, original letter is written by Captain J. Condit Smith, datelined ”Quarter Master Office 5th Division / Memphis Tenn. Oct. 21st 1862”. Addressed to ”J.H. Hammond / Maj. & A.A. Genl.” letter reads: ”Will you have the kindness to detail as teamster A W Daisey Private Co. ‘D’ 40th Ill. and Moses Robinson Private Co. ‘C’ 40th Ill. and oblige.” Sherman responds to note: ”There are Plenty of negro soldiers on leave and I cannot detail any as teamstirs [sic] unless there be some very good news today. / W.T. Sherman / Maj G. Cmd”. Sheet measures 8” x 7.5” with two folds creating a small .25” tear to top, and toning throughout. Archivally repaired. Very good condition overall. Sold for $1,250.
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