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MAJOR GENERAL MATTHEW C. BUTLER - SIGNATURE(S) 04/19/1899 CO-SIGNED BY: NATHAN OAKES MURPHY, HERMAN H. KOHLSAAT - HFSID 34982

 

MATTHEW C. BUTLER, HERMAN H. KOHLSAAT and NATHAN O. MURPHY. Signatures: "M.C. Butler/Maj Gen'l U.S. Vol/Washington/April 19th 99", "H. H. Kohlstaat/April 22-99/Chicago Times Herald", and on verso"N. O. Murphy/Governor of Arizona", 6½x3½. Matthew Calbraith BUTLER (1836-1909), elected to the South Carolina legislature in 1860, became a Confederate cavalry officer, losing a foot at the Battle of Brandy Station (1863). Remaining on active duty, he rose to the rank of Major General, commanding a division by the end of the Civil War. He represented South Carolina in the U.S. Senate (1877-1895). Butler returned to military service in the Spanish-American War (1898), commissioned a Major General of U.S. Volunteers. After the U.S. victory, he served as a commissioner supervising withdrawal of Spanish troops from Cuba. Herman H. KOHLSAAT, who had made his fortune in the bakery business, was owner of the "Chicago Times Herald" newspaper. A civic booster, he helped organize the Chicago World's Fair (1893) and promoted a grand race of horseless carriages, won on a snowy Thanksgiving Day, 1895 by Frank Duryea. Kohlsaat wrote a book of political reminiscences, From McKinley to Harding. Nathan Oakes MURPHY (1849-1900), a Republican born in Maine, was Secretary of the Arizona Territory (1889), Governor (1892-1893) and Congressional delegate from the territory (1895-1897).


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MAJOR GENERAL MATTHEW C. BUTLER
Born: March 8, 1836 in Greenville, South Carolina
Died: April 14, 1909 in Columbia, South Carolina





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