Hand-stamped Signature on a Partly Printed Document
Place Published: City of Washington
Date Published: 1866
Description: 1 page on vellum, 18.5 x 15 inches, City of Washington, March 20, 1866 -- a military commission appointing Dr. Waldo C. Daniels "Lieutenant Colonel By Brevet" for meritorious service during the war. With the addition of a hand-stamped signature of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. Also endorsed with the authentic signature of Edward D. Townsend, Brigadier General and Asst. Adjutant General as well as the grandson of American Vice President Elbridge Gerry. Heavy natural folds; very good(+) condition.
Comments: Dr. Waldo C. Daniels (1833 - 1882) served with the 14th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He enlisted as a surgeon on August 16, 1861, resigned his commission on November 7, 1862, re-enlisted in U.S. Volunteers on September 9, 1863, and was promoted to Surgeon on June 30, 1864.Signed: Y
Book ID: 251937