[GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER] JOHN HENRY SHEPHERD. Autograph letter signed by J. Henry Shepherd, a Union soldier with the 1st Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry (also referred to as the Lincoln Cavalry).
The letter is one page, created in Shreveport, Louisiana on March 29, 1916, measure 8.75 by 6.5, and in overall fine condition. LETTER FROM A CIVIL WAR VETERAN PRAISING GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER. Shepherd praises George Armstrong Custer who led his regiment during a Civil War campaign: I missed seeing the greatest intellect and kindliest heart, who bore no malice to even his bitterest enemies...Near him at the conclusion of the great march from Winchester up the valley our great victory over Early... His life has been my inspiration... His career brightens with the ages.. An extremely rare and highly desirable letter from a Civil War veteran writing his recollections on Custer. The item "Autograph Letter Signed by Civil War Veteran Praising George Armstrong Custer" is in sale since Thursday, January 11, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Military". The seller is "grayautographs" and is located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.