Civil War-dated ALS signed "U. S. Grant, Maj. Gen.," one page, 7.25 x 7.25, January 16, 1864. Brief letter written from the "Head Qrs Mil. Div. of the Miss.," and addressed to Major General George H. Thomas, "Head of Dept, of the Cum[berlan]d," in full, “Please send the bearer of this, Mrs. Bransford under Flag of Truce, to the Confederate lines.” Affixed to a same-size mount. In very good condition, with overall staining affecting appearance but not readability.
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