Union general (1824–1886) who distinguished himself in the Battle of Gettysburg and later commanded Custer and the 7th Cavalry against the Cheyenne in the disastrous 1867 campaign known as ‘Hancock’s War.’ Partly-printed DS, signed “Winf. S. Hancock,” one page, 24 x 19, November 2, 1885. Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States certificate issued to Lieutnenat Colonel John Wesley Pinel “as a Companion of the First Class.” Signed at the conclusion by Hancock, and countersigned by John P. Nicholson. Scattered creases and wrinkles, a couple of edge tears, uniform toning, and some scattered light soiling, otherwise very good condition. Rolled. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.
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