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Doubleday served in the United States Army and his rank was General during the American Civil War. He would fire the first shot in defense of Fort Sumter which was the opening battle of the war. He had his finest hour in the battle of Gettysburg. He would relief General Meade which would cause a rift between the 2 Generals. Following the war, he would patent the cable car railway. 15 years after he passed away the Mills Commission declared that he invented the game of baseball. He is known as the inventor of the game but he never made this claim. The letter is about the anniversary of the battle of Middleburg that this book be would be given to the soldiers and sailors of the Historical Society. Doubleday responds back Presented to the veterans assoc citation 1st R.L. cavalry with the complements of the author sig with his rank. amazing letter with the top left corner clipped. Please view letter on our website. JSA ALOA.
1883 ABNER DOUBLEDAY SIGNED LETTER
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Auction closed on Sunday, January 21, 2018.
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