Document Signed, printed Special Orders No. 41, Jan. 27, 1864. Creating and Appointing Abbot to a Board of Engineers to review Sea Coast Fortifications, especially New York Harbor.
Henry L. Abbott (1831-1927) commanded the Army of the Potomac's siege artillery at Petersburg. For this and other recognizable services during the war, he was brevetted brigadier general.
Some toning, etc. (Inventory #: 20577.04)