William T. Sherman Commission as Colonel, 13th Infantry, US Army, 1861

Description
William Tecumseh Sherman's Commission as Colonel in the Thirteenth Infantry, United States Army, effective May 14, 1861. The commission, dated August 16, 1861, is signed by President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of War Simon Cameron.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1861-08-16
originator (author or composer, etc.)
Lincoln, Abraham
referenced
Sherman, William Tecumseh
Cameron, Simon
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
parchment (overall material)
ID Number
AF.15917
accession number
59388
catalog number
15917
Credit Line
Hon. P. Tecumseh Sherman
subject
Civil War
Army
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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