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One page DS dated Jan 22, 1865 recommending that Lieut Thayer of Co. L, 2nd NY V. Cavalry be publicly reprimanded for neglect of duty. Signed by Major John Fassett and approved by General Morgan H. Chrysler. Document in fine condition with wear as shown in the scan. Chrysler is a very rare signature and I have seen his autograph offered at over $700.00 from other civil war dealers. This one is a real bargain!
$250.00 plus shipping
Chrysler, Morgan H., brigadier-general, was born in New
York and entered the Union service from that state, becoming
captain in the 30th N. Y. infantry, June 1, 1861. He served
with distinction throughout the war, winning frequent promo-
tions for meritorious services, and on March 13, 1865, was
awarded the brevet rank of major-general of volunteers. He was
promoted to major, March 11, 1862, lieutenant-colonel, Aug. 30,
1862, and was then, June 18, 1863, honorably mustered out. Re-
turning to New York he became lieutenant-colonel of the 2nd
N. Y. veteran cavalry, Sept. 8, 1863, was promoted colonel,
Dec. 13 of that year, and on Nov. 11, 1865, was commissioned
brigadier-general of volunteers. He was mustered out of the
service, Jan. 15, 1866, and died Aug. 24, 1890.