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March 18, 2020 12:00 PM - March 26, 2020 07:00 PMCalender
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Three-volume Set of Casey's Infantry Tactics , Presented to General Henry Wilson by Major General Silas Casey

$1,000$800
Auction: Sale #3361T - 3361T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: March 18, 2020 12:00PM

Description:

Three-volume Set of Casey's Infantry Tactics, Presented to General Henry Wilson by Major General Silas Casey, c. 1862, leather-bound cover and binding with gold leaf borders and central eagle and stars, marked on the inside of volume one "To./Genl. Henry Wilson,/with the compliments/of Brig. Gen S Casey/U.S. Army," volume two marked "Presented to/Thomas Phipps/by/the Hon. Henry Wilson/U.S. Senate," and volume three marked "From/The/Hon. H Wilson," with an authenticity certificate from PSA/DNA Authentication Services.

Note: The army published General Casey's manuals on August 11, 1862, and he probably presented them to Henry Wilson soon after. Wilson was a militia general and a senator from Massachusetts as well as Vice President to Ulysses S. Grant and died in 1875.
Estimate $600-800

Some light wear on the corners but in overall good condition.


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Keywords

CASEY 'S, U.S. Army, u.s. senate