Abraham Lincoln Civil War military commission with authentic signature
Abraham Lincoln Civil War signed military commission document as President. Signed with full "Abraham Lincoln" signature. Two decorative war vignettes. Vellum document measures 15 x 19 inches and retains its paper blue seal at left. Significant wear to document, including missing parts and full-length tear repaired with tape. Full signature itself is in very good condition affected only by creases and fading to Abraham. Commission is conferred on John H. Howe to the rank of Corporal as of the 26th day of January 1865. Also signed by Edwin Stanton (damaged)....... as Secretary of War and E.D. Townsend as Acting Adj. Gen'l. of the Army. Comes with lifetime Certificate of Authenticity.
Abraham Lincoln signed military commission document as President
Product number: C096-LINCOLN102
About Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy. Lincoln was born February 12, 1809 and died April 15, 1865 at the age of 56.