William T. Sherman Commission as Major General, United States Army, 1864

Description
William Tecumseh Sherman's Commission as Major General, United States Army, effective August 12, 1864. The commission, dated January 16,1865, is signed by President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of War Edwin Stanton.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet of paper
date made
1865-01-16
associated date
1864-08-12
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*15920
accession number
59388
catalog number
15920
subject
Civil War
Army
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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