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A Civil War general and Indian fighter, Michigan-born George Armstrong Custer (1839–1876) distinguished himself as a cavalry commander, earning the rank of brigadier general of volunteers at age 23. Following the Civil War he became field commander of the 7th Cavalry and led troops in a number of engagements during the Indian Wars. Custer, together with all of the men under his immediate command, was killed at the Battle of Little Bighorn on June 25, 1876.

Offered is a signed check from 1872. Partially printed Planters National Bank check is signed ''GA Custer'' and made out in his hand to ''First National Bank Nashville Tenn'' in the amount of ''Three hundred & sixty five'' dollars. Check is printed with a location of Louisville, KY, and the date is filled in as 4 October 1872. A George Washington Internal Revenue stamp is affixed to the lower left. Endorsed ''W.C. Butterfield / Pr T Cooley'' to verso by the cashier and assistant cashier of the First National Bank of Nashville. Measures 7'' x 2.75''. Well preserved and in fine condition. Attractively matted and framed along with a portrait and ready for immediate and prominent display.

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General George Custer RARE Handwritten & Signed Bank Check (Beckett/BAS Guaranteed)General George Custer RARE Handwritten & Signed Bank Check (Beckett/BAS Guaranteed)General George Custer RARE Handwritten & Signed Bank Check (Beckett/BAS Guaranteed)
General George Custer RARE Handwritten & Signed Bank Check (Beckett/BAS Guaranteed)
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Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $4,248.00
Number Bids: 8
Auction closed on Tuesday, August 31, 2021.
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