• Private Ordered Detained as Gunsmith at Seymour's Headquarters

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    Charles B. Lamborn of West Chester, PA, enlisted on June 4, 1861, as a 2nd Lieutenant and was commissioned into “A” Co., PA 30th Infantry. He was discharged for promotion on February 17, 1863 and was transferred into Field & Staff PA 15th Cavalry as Lieutenant Colonel.

    Truman Seymour rose to the rank of major general and was present at the Battle of Fort Sumpter. He commanded the Union troops at the Battle of Olustee, the largest Civil War battle in Florida.

    Col. Horatio Gates Sickel of Bucks County, PA, enlisted as a Captain on May 27, 1861 and was commissioned into “K” Co. PA 32nd Inantry. He was commissioned into Field & Staff PA 198th Infantry on Sept. 15, 1864. Sickel was wounded at Hatcher’s Run, VA, on Feb. 6, 1865 and again at Lewis’ Farm on March 29, 1865.

    Robert B. Saul enlisted on May 31, 1861, as a Private and was mustered into “E” Co. PA 32nd Infantry. He was discharged for disability on Feb. 2, 1863.

    1 page, 8 ½” x 5”, Special Orders, Headquarters Seymour’s Division, July 23, 1862. “Private Robert B. Saul, Co. E, 3rd Regt., P.R.N.C. is hereby temporarily detained as gunsmith at these headquarters & will report immediately to Lieut. Lamborn. By order of Brig. Gen. Seymour, Chas. B. Lamborm.” Document is signed by Lamborn. Col. Sickel has signed on verso.

    Expected toning. Small chip at lower right corner, affecting nothing. Background included on all four men.

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