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Michael V. Sheridan letters

 Collection — Box: 79
Identifier: MS-SC1376

Scope and Contents

Two letters, both dated June 13, 1888, both sent to Lt. Governor John C. Smith. One expresses personal thanks for his sentiments on the General's promotion and illness. The second is written at General Sheridan's request to thank Smith for his sympathies and those of his "old comrades in arms."


  • Created: June 13, 1888


Biographical / Historical

Colonel and Aide de Camp of General Philip Sheridan. The Sheridans had served with John C. Smith during the war. Smith was made a Brevet Brig. General in 1865 and served as treasurer and Lieutenant Governor of Illinois.


1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 2 items

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