Autograph Letter Signed

Quincy Adams Gillmore Autograph Letter Signed 11/06/1863

Quincy Adams Gillmore Autograph Letter Signed 11/06/1863

Quincy Adams Gillmore Autograph Letter Signed 11/06/1863    Quincy Adams Gillmore Autograph Letter Signed 11/06/1863

Make an Offer Today and Get a Quick Response! Take a Look at This Week's Specials! MAJOR GENERAL QUINCY ADAMS GILLMORE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/06/1863 - HFSID 256820. GENERAL QUINCY ADAMS GILLMORE In this American Civil War-dated letter, Union Major General Quincy Adams Gillmore wrote this reply to an autograph hunter from Folly Island, South Carolina in 1863. Pencil notations near bottom left corner.

1 page, 5½x8, with ½x1 sepia-toned photo of Gillmore near bottom left corner. Headquarters, Department of the South, Folly Island, South Carolina, Nov. Brooklyn, New York City, New York.

In full: Dear Sir: In reply to yr note of the 2nd ulti: requesting my auto-graph, I beg leave to subscribe myself. At the outbreak of the American Civil War, his 7th Connecticut Regiment Infantry was assigned to Wright's 3rd Brigade in Sherman's Expeditionary Corps until April of 1862.

Following the successful campaign in Port Royal, South Carolina, Gillmore was in charge of building fortifications at Hilton Head. Later in 1862, he assisted in the capture of Fort Pulaski. Promoted to Major-General in 1863, Gillmore commanded forces occupying Morris Island, Fort Wagner and Fort Gregg, and he participated in the destruction of Fort Sumter. After being wounded in the defense of Washington in 1864, Gillmore did not participate in the remainder of the war, but he remained in the Army Corps of Engineers. Ironically, he was later involved in the reconstruction Fort Sumter, which he had helped destroy, and other fortifications and harbors along the Atlantic Coast.

Gillmore also wrote several books on engineering, including The Siege and Reduction of Fort Pulaski (1863), The Strength of the Building Stones of the United States (1874), A Practical Treatise on Roads, Streets and Pavements (1876) and Limes, Hydraulic Cements and Mortars. Lightly soiled at edges and toned.

Adhesive from photo touches handwriting but not signature. Folds and creases (not near signature).

Rounded corners with missing top right corner. See more material from these signers. MAJOR GENERAL QUINCY ADAMS GILLMORE.

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  1. Authentication: Numbered COA issued by Gallery of History, Inc.
  2. Signed by: Quincy Adams Gillmore
  3. Autograph Type: Autograph Letter Signed
  4. Autograph: Authentic Original

Quincy Adams Gillmore Autograph Letter Signed 11/06/1863    Quincy Adams Gillmore Autograph Letter Signed 11/06/1863