Description: In this Feburary 8th, 1864 letter General Kane is particularly chummy with the recipient, stating in full: "My Dear Capt. Greene: It looks amazingly like my missing seeing you; you may be sure a disappointment, although I have nothing to say but God bless you. For the next three weeks my address will be Wilcox, Elk Co. Penna. – which please remember in case you have occasion to call for services upon your old friend proud of you Thomas L. Kane".
General Thomas Kane (1822-1883) was an attorney, abolitionist, influential in aiding the Mormon's Utah settlement, and served in the Union Army (he was brevetted as a Major General for his service at Gettysburg).
Captain John Pugh Green served under Gen. Thomas Kane who commanded the Pennsylvania Bucktails as Captain and Adjunct-General of Staff. He retired as a vice-president of the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Handwritten entirely by Gen. Kane in black ink on one side of an 8" x 5" sheet of paper. Verso, also in Kane's hand: "Captain Green A. A. G." Item #A00724.
Condition: There are 2 punch holes and 4 pin holes in the upper left blank margin, fold lines, otherwise good condition.