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20th & 120th New York Infantry - Lincoln Assassination Investigation - NEW

Item CDV-6159
George H. Sharpe
Price: $425.00

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20th New York Infantry
120th New York Infantry
George H. Sharpe
Captain, Colonel, Brigadier General & Major General
Backmark: Washington, DC
Signed in period ink

Served on the staffs of Generals Hooker and Meade and Grant. Replaced Alan Pinkerton in his intelligence role.

As assistant Provost MarshaI for the Army of the Potomac, Sharpe issued the parole for Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

In 1867 Sharpe became a special agent for the State Department and assisted in the investigation of President Lincoln's assassination.