William T. Sherman Brevet Commission as Captain, 1851

Description
William Tecumseh Sherman's brevet commission as Captain, United States Army for meritorious services in California during the War with Mexico, effective May 30, 1848. The commission, dated March 12, 1851, is signed by President Millard Fillmore and Secretary of War Charles Conrad.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet of paper
date made
1851-03-12
associated date
1848-05-30
originator (author or composer, etc.)
Fillmore, Millard
referenced
Sherman, William Tecumseh
Physical Description
parchment (overall material)
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
AF*15913
accession number
59388
catalog number
15913
subject
Military
Mexican War
Army
William Tecumseh Sherman
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
William Tecumseh Sherman
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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