c. 1861. 4 pages 12.25" x 8" on lined paper stock, each tipped into a book keeping portfolio. Light handling marks with soft folds appearing as though the pages were once inserted in an envelope. Overall near fine.A four page manuscript in another's hand, perhaps having been dictated by Hancock. Commencing with "Brigadier General Winfield Scott Hancock. Born at Montgomery Square in Montgomery county Pennsylvania, February 14, 1824 and now 38 years of age, son of Benjamin Hancock Esq. a lawyer and distinguished citizen of Norristown Pennsylvania; Entered the military Academy in 1840, graduated in 1844 and was then commissioned as 2nd Lieut. of the 6th Infantry â¦ "And ending with "His services towards the enemy in various recognizances and the incidental operations in connection therewith have marked him as an intelligent and able General"A wonderful very detailed accounting of General Winfield Scott Hancock's life, starting with his birth in 1824, and ending in approximately 1861with his assignment to a Brig in Gen. Smith's division. Worthy of future research. (Inventory #: 61034)
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