Original Hand-colored Letter Sheet Showing General Philip Sheridan, c. 1862

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Condition: Collectible-Near Fine (Near Fine)

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Original hand-colored letter sheet showing an illustrated roundel portrait of General Philip Sheridan. The portrait has two illustrations of American flags on either side. Hand coloring in watercolor includes colors of blue, red, green, and yellow. Printed lines on back. Stationery is blank and unused. No date, circa 1862. 5" x 8." Stationery is very clean and intact except for a few wrinkles and minuscule age toning. A Near Fine copy. Stationery with a hand-colored portrait illustration. The illustrated bust of General Philip Sheridan is show in a roundel portrait with a ribbon underneath reading, "Maj. Gen. Sheridan." Publisher's information below the portrait: "Published by Chas. Magnus, 12 Frankfort St., N.Y." Philip Sheridan (1831-1888) was an American general of the Union Army during the Civil War. He played many pivotal roles during the war and was instrumental in Robert E. Lee surrendering at Appomattox Court House. Sheridan was also a significant figure during Reconstruction.