August V. Kautz (1828-95), 6th U.S. Cavalry, Colonel, 2nd Ohio Cavalry, Brig. General, USA (Germany). 1862 Peninsula campaign, Kansas frontier, Commandant Camp Chase, Ohio POW prison, 1863 Kentucky campaign against Genl. J.H. Morgan, Army of James, Petersburg, entered Richmond 4/3/65 in command of division of Negro troops, 25th A.C., Lincoln Assassination Trial member.
Autograph Note Signed (ANS), 1 page, 8vo., Military Commission Washington D.C. May 31st, 1865 (during Lincoln's Assassination Trial). Signed with sentiment as Brig. & Bvt. Maj. Genl. VF.
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