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Description: We offer one of Civil War Union General William Tecumseh Sherman’s personal calling cards. The 2″ x 3 1/2″ printed card reads: “W. T. Sherman. General. 75 West 71st Street, New York.” in an elegant typeface.

Item #AM00272

William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891) served in the US military for a number of years before resigning to spend more than a decade as a banker, businessman, and superintendent of a military academy. He rejoined the military for the US Civil War, becoming one of its most famous generals for leading Union troops across the south in “scorched earth” campaigns. After the War, he continued his military career and was promoted to General of the Army, his troops primarily fighting Native Americans along the wagon trails and railroads. In retirement, he was a constant presence at New York’s theatres, lectures, and galleries, and also occasionally thrilled audiences at speaking engagements.

Condition: Small stain on verso, otherwise very good condition.