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Sherman, William Tecumseh (1820-1891) Complimentary Dinner by Mr. George B. Corkhill to Gen. W.T. Sherman U.S.A

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08561 Author/Creator: Sherman, William Tecumseh (1820-1891) Place Written: [New York?] Type: Autograph document signed Date: 8 February 1883 Pagination: 12 p.

Summary of Content: Menu for dinner, given on Sherman's 63rd birthday. Signed twice by Sherman. Also signed by guests, including John Sherman, Philip Sheridan, W.B. Allison and John A. Logan. With sketched image of Sherman on front cover; sketch with the words, "Marching through Georgia" on back cover. With 18 signatures of the various guests on the last two pages, among them General William T. Sherman (twice), Lt. General Philip H. Sheridan, Chief Justice Waite, Speaker Keifer, James G. Blaine, Justice Stanley Matthews, Senator John Sherman, Senator Hawley, H.J. Ramsdell, Senator Allison, Justice Arthur MacArthur, Frank Hatton, Clayton McMichael, Henry Watterson and Brigadier General Stewart van Vliet.. This is guest Stilson Hutchins copy of the menu.

People: Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891
Sherman, John, 1823-1900
Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888
Allison, William Boyd, 1829-1908
Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886
Corkhill, George Baker, 1838-1886

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Entertaining and HospitalityUnion GeneralDiet and nutritionMusicSherman's March to the SeaCivil WarMilitary HistorySupreme CourtCongress

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