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Sale 38 Lot 1177

Rare field-printed general order, 2pp. 8vo., headed "HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY", Mexico, Oct. 26, 1847, the text of General Orders No. 324, a listing of "Officers, Sick or Wounded, [who] will proceed to their respective homes...", listing 45 officers and signed in type by Gen. Winfield Scott, and in ink at conclusion by A.A.G. H. L. SCOTT. Bottom half toned and crudely repaired with tape, nevertheless a rare war-date order. Among those relieved are future Civil War generals Robert Anderson, William W. Loring, and Philip Kearny.
Estimate $ 150-200

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