1 page, folio, PRINTED ON PARCHMENT, elaborately engraved, bold heading at top "The President of the United States of America," beneath which an American Eagle and the "E Pluribus Unum" motto fly above billowing clouds, at bottom a large vignette of crossed flags, cannon and other military paraphernalia, with small legend "Engraved by J.V.N. and C.H. Throop, Washn. City," large green paper seal, accomplished in manuscript, signatures pale, otherwise fine, framed, unexamined out of frame. A CAVALRY APPOINTMENT: Lincoln appoints George B. Sanford "Captain of the First Regiment of Cavalry." Sanford began the war as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 1st United States Cavalry, was brevetted a major for gallant service at the Battle of Cedar Creek (19 October 1864) and ended the war with a brevet promotion to Lt. Colonel. " /> LINCOLN, Abraham. Engraved document signed ("Abraham Lincoln") as President, countersigned by Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, Washington, D.C., 5 June 1863. <I>1 page, folio,</I> PRINTED ON PARCHMENT, elaborately engraved, bold heading at top "The President of the United States of America," beneath which an American Eagle and the "E Pluribus Unum" motto fly above billowing clouds, at bottom a large vignette of crossed flags, cannon and other military paraphernalia, with small legend "Engraved by J.V.N. and C.H. Throop, Washn. City," large green paper seal, accomplished in manuscript, <I>signatures pale</I>, otherwise fine, framed, <I>unexamined out of frame</I>. A CAVALRY APPOINTMENT: Lincoln appoints George B. Sanford "Captain of the First Regiment of Cavalry." Sanford began the war as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 1st United States Cavalry, was brevetted a major for gallant service at the Battle of Cedar Creek (19 October 1864) and ended the war with a brevet promotion to Lt. Colonel. | Christie's