William T. Sherman Commission as Major General of Volunteers, 1862

Description
William Tecumseh Sherman's Commission as Major General of Volunteers, United States Army, effective May 1, 1862. The commission, dated May 2, 1862, is signed by President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of War Edwin Stanton.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet of paper
date made
1862-05-02
originator (author or composer, etc.)
Stanton, Edwin M.
Lincoln, Abraham
referenced
Sherman, William Tecumseh
Physical Description
parchment (overall material)
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
AF*15918
accession number
59388
catalog number
15918
subject
Civil War
Army
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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