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AMBROSE P. HILL

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AMBROSE P. HILL
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AMBROSE P. HILL (1825 - 1865) Confederate lieutenant general who led Hill's Light Division through the battles of cedar Mountain, Antietam and Chancellorsville, led the III Corps at Gettysburg, killed in the final defense of Petersburg. Rare partial A.D.S. "A. P. Hill 1 Lieutenant", removed from a larger document yet complete in itself, 1p. 12mo., Culpeper Court House, [n.d.], in full: "I have the honor to forward the above certificate of my ill state of health which renders me at present incapable of performing my duty, and to state that I have already been absent from 14th Feb. to 16th April by permission of Gen. Twiggs, extended fifty days from Gen. Hd. Qrs., and since 7th June by reason of ill health". Near fine.
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AMBROSE P. HILL

Estimate $1,500 - $2,000
Nov 14, 2018
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0976: AMBROSE P. HILL

Sold for $1,800
14 Bids
Est. $1,500 - $2,000Starting Price $750
Fall Auction 2018 - Day 2
Nov 14, 2018 10:00 AM EST
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AMBROSE P. HILL (1825 - 1865) Confederate lieutenant general who led Hill's Light Division through the battles of cedar Mountain, Antietam and Chancellorsville, led the III Corps at Gettysburg, killed in the final defense of Petersburg. Rare partial A.D.S. "A. P. Hill 1 Lieutenant", removed from a larger document yet complete in itself, 1p. 12mo., Culpeper Court House, [n.d.], in full: "I have the honor to forward the above certificate of my ill state of health which renders me at present incapable of performing my duty, and to state that I have already been absent from 14th Feb. to 16th April by permission of Gen. Twiggs, extended fifty days from Gen. Hd. Qrs., and since 7th June by reason of ill health". Near fine.

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