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ALVIN P. HOVEY(1821 - 1891) Union brigadier general promoted for gallantry at Shiloh. Grant credited him for winning Champion's Hill, where he had a thirty percent casualty rate. War-date D.S., 1p. folio, [n.p.], Apr. 30, 1864, a payroll document for his aide de camp Lt. J. W. Walker showing his pay due of $118.57 (after payment of $2.13 tax), along with a description of Walker's black servant "Jacob", boldly signed by Hovey adding his rank, also signed by Walker. Very good.
Estimate $ 150-200

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