1 1/2 pages, 4to, traces of old mount, a detailed order for a field telescope, chronometers, watches and a "Portable Declinometer" for a military survey--WARREN, G.K. Autograph letter signed to Col. Hollen Richardson, "Head-Quarters, Fifth Army Corps, 20 February 1865, one page, 8vo, printed stationery, recipient's docket: Warren has "read you communique and shown it to Genl. Meade. The main objection to keeping your plan a secret is that you require to select your men and drill them before-hand and that will certainly arouse discussion and pt the enemy on his guard....--RICHARDSON, H. Full transcript of letter to G.K. to Warren, 18 February 1865, 2 pages, folio, proposing in great detail a two-Corps assault on the Confederate lines at Petersburg--BUTLER, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. Autograph letter signed to Brig. Gen. C.A. Heckman, Fortress Monroe [Virginia], 22 December 1863, 1 1/2 pages, 4to, printed stationery, sending orders for a Rhode Island Battery "to proceed to Point Lookout," because "an attack by the Rebels is apprehended to release the prisoners now confined there...."--COOMBS, LESLIE. Autograph letter signed to C.K. Gallup, Frankfort, [Ky.], 31 March 1863, one page, 8vo: "The Union as it was, in all it greatness & glory, not one State to be given up...."--And 3 others: a printed DS of Captain John Barry (1745-1803), U.S.N., on distribution of prize money, an LS of Pennsylvania Gov. Curtin, 20 October 1861, on command of a regiment, an LS of S.F. Eliot, Brigade Surgeon, 4th N.H. Volunteers, 10 August 1862, on health problems in his regiment. (9) " /> [CIVIL WAR]. SHERIDAN, PHILIP G. Letter signed to Brig. Genl. Wesley Meritt, Commdg. 1st Cav. Division, Charleston, Va., 28 August 1864, <I>one page, 4to, in pencil, on printed stationery</I>, a rare field order at the height of the Valley Campaign: "Brig. Gen. Averell has informed me through one of his scouts that he expected to be in Martinsburg at 3 p.m. to day, he was within a mile or two of the place and it was reported unoccupied by the enemy. Send out at early dawn, parties in the direction of Bunker Hill -- if it is possible for them to get through and ascertain whether or not the enemy's infantry are moving or have gone, towards Winchester....Averell's scouts say that...the rebels were moving up the Valley. Prompt information from you...may save Infantry Columns heavy marches...." -- MEADE, GEORGE G. Autograph letter signed to Messrs. Bond & Lear[?], Detroit, [Michigan], 6 April 1860, <I>1 1/2 pages, 4to, traces of old mount</I>, a detailed order for a field telescope, chronometers, watches and a "Portable Declinometer" for a military survey--WARREN, G.K. Autograph letter signed to Col. Hollen Richardson, "Head-Quarters, Fifth Army Corps, 20 February 1865, <I>one page, 8vo, printed stationery, recipient's docket</I>: Warren has "read you communique and shown it to Genl. Meade. The main objection to keeping your plan a secret is that you require to select your men and drill them before-hand and that will certainly arouse discussion and pt the enemy on his guard....--RICHARDSON, H. Full transcript of letter to G.K. to Warren, 18 February 1865, <I>2 pages, folio,</I> proposing in great detail a two-Corps assault on the Confederate lines at Petersburg--BUTLER, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. Autograph letter signed to Brig. Gen. C.A. Heckman, Fortress Monroe [Virginia], 22 December 1863, <I>1 1/2 pages, 4to, printed stationery</I>, sending orders for a Rhode Island Battery "to proceed to Point Lookout," because "an attack by the Rebels is apprehended to release the prisoners now confined there...."--COOMBS, LESLIE. Autograph letter signed to C.K. Gallup, Frankfort, [Ky.], 31 March 1863, <I>one page, 8vo</I>: "The Union as it was, in all it greatness & glory, not one State to be given up...."--And 3 others: a printed DS of Captain John Barry (1745-1803), U.S.N., on distribution of prize money, an LS of Pennsylvania Gov. Curtin, 20 October 1861, on command of a regiment, an LS of S.F. Eliot, Brigade Surgeon, 4th N.H. Volunteers, 10 August 1862, on health problems in his regiment. (9) | Christie's