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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL EDWARD PORTER ALEXANDER - DOCUMENT SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: BRIGADIER GENERAL ALEXANDER R. LAWTON, GEORGE J. BALDWIN, W. S. LAWTON, GEORGE ANDERSON MERCER, JOHN RAE HABERSHAM, JOHN FLANNERY, J. M. GUERARD, ROBERT FALLIGANT

Typed document on which a roster of former Confederates from Savannah, Georgia pledge money for the relief of Mrs. Jefferson Davis and her children. A very important postwar document!
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM W. ALLEN - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED 04/18/1865 CO-SIGNED BY: COLONEL D. T. BLAKELY

Fighting on after Lee's surrender at Appomattox, Allen endorses the discharge paper of a Confederate soldier. War-dated Confederate signatures from so late in the conflict are very rare.
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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL JOSEPH R. ANDERSON - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT UNSIGNED 12/20/1890

Joseph Reid Anderson writes a document about 14 Confederate Generals.
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Autographs: DAVID R. ATCHISON - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED 03/28/1840

David Rice Atchison signs an autograph document.
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Autographs: DAVID R. ATCHISON - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED 04/23/1839

David R. Atchison signs an autograph document.
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Autographs: DAVID R. ATCHISON - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED 04/30/1832

David R. Atchison signs an autograph document.
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Autographs: DAVID R. ATCHISON - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED 06/25/1833 CO-SIGNED BY: HUGHES P. TAYLOR, JOHN SMITH, JAMES G. HARRIS

David Rice Atchison signs an autograph document.
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Autographs: DAVID R. ATCHISON - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED 10/10/1837 CO-SIGNED BY: W. G. WILLIAMS

As plaintiff's attorney, in a breach of contract suit, the future US Senator signs an 8x12 brief on behalf of himself and his partner, Alexander Doniphan. Atchison and Doniphan, close friends, would have a falling out over the issue of secession, but gave their names to adjacent counties in Kansas.
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Autographs: DAVID R. ATCHISON - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED 12/17/1840 CO-SIGNED BY: G. W. DUNN

David Rice Atchison signs an autograph document.
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Autographs: DAVID R. ATCHISON - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: RENBROW RIGGS, WILLIAM MILSAPS

David R. Atchison signs an autograph document.
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Autographs: DAVID R. ATCHISON - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT UNSIGNED

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Autographs: GENERAL PIERRE G.T. BEAUREGARD - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED CIRCA 1860

Pierre G. T. Beauregard signs a manuscript document for the estimate of the cost of running Fort Philips in Louisiana for the fiscal year 1860.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL HOWELL COBB - DOCUMENT SIGNED 09/07/1857 CO-SIGNED BY: AUGUSTUS SCHELL

As Buchanan's Secretary of the Treasury, the future Confederate general signs a customs document, previously attested by Customs Collector and Democratic politician Augustus Schell.
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Autographs: GEORGE W. CRAWFORD - PRINTED DOCUMENT SIGNED IN INK 06/30/1849

As Secretary of War (1849), he signs a document appointing Davis Tillson (a future Union officer) as a West Point Cadet.
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Autographs: EDWIN DE LEON - DOCUMENT FRAGMENT SIGNED

The US (and Confederate) diplomat signs as a witness on a detached segment of a registered bond.
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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN ECHOLS - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED 10/17/1859

John Echols signs an autograph document.
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Autographs: JOSIAH GORGAS - DOCUMENT SIGNED 07/30/1861

Partly printed DS: "J. Gorgas" as Chief of Ordnance, 1p, 7¼x12.
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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL THOMAS GREEN - DOCUMENT FRAGMENT SIGNED 04/29/1853

His signature as Clerk of the Supreme Court of Texas, clipped from a court document
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Autographs: IVERSON S. HARRIS - DOCUMENT SIGNED 06/12/1865 CO-SIGNED BY: MAJOR GENERAL JAMES H. WILSON

IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE CIVIL WAR, A SOUTHERN JUDGE WHO HAS NOT YET PLEDGED LOYALTY TO THE U.S. ASKS THE MILITARY AUTHORITIES IF HE SHOULD CONTINUE HIS DUTIES.
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Autographs: HENRY HITCHCOCK - DOCUMENT UNSIGNED 07/16/1833 WITH FRANCIS BARING, HENRY GOLDTHWAITE

Court order from the US District Court of Southern Alabama to the US Consul in London, instructing him to interrogate Francis Baring regarding the sale in Liverpool in 1826 of a shipment of US cotton
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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL BRADLEY T. JOHNSON - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT DOUBLE SIGNED 07/07/1888 CO-SIGNED BY: WALTER H. HARRISON

Bradley T. Johnson handwrote a rider on the back of this 1881 typed contract for the transfer of a mining company.
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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL ALEXANDER R. LAWTON - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED 03/16/1877

The former Confederate Quartermaster General becomes executor of an estate.
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Autographs: GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED 10/24/1843

A two page ledger documenting the work of strengthening walls and armaments, dated 1843
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Autographs: LT. GENERAL JAMES LEE'S WAR HORSE LONGSTREET - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED THREE TIMES 05/05/1863

Items from the general's order book during the Suffolk campaign of May 1863, seeking to locate General Hood and ordering prompt movement of "every serviceable horse in the City of Petersburg". With his corps detached from Lee's army, Longstreet captured vital supplies but missed the Battle of Chancellorsville. Longstreet's conduct in this campaign aroused heated debate after the war. Matted and framed to 9½x15.
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Autographs: STEPHEN R. MALLORY - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED 12/12/1861

CONFEDERATE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY REQUESTS "AN ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION OF $850,000 TO DEFEND NEW ORLEANS AND THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER".
$2,800.00
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL MWILLIAM T. MARTIN - DOCUMENT SIGNED 07/01/1848

Future Confederate General signs the indictment of a poker player
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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL FRANCIS REDDING T. NICHOLLS - DOCUMENT SIGNED 04/29/1878

Document signed as Governer, listing $6,772.50 in Louisiana's obligations, which were to be exchagned for bonds, in 1878, while he was Governor of Louisiana.
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Autographs: ROBERT OULD - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED 01/29/1861

As US Attorney for the District of Columbia, he presents the findings of a Grand Jury charging two men with theft of government bonds. This was one of Ould's last official acts before he left for Richmond to join the Confederate War Department.
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Autographs: RECONSTRUCTION DOCUMENT: OATH OF ALLEGIANCE - DOCUMENT SIGNED 07/01/1867 CO-SIGNED BY: WILL RYAN, W. C. PHIPPS, COLONEL C. C. MOORE

Will Ryan, an illiterate Texan, signs his mark to the Oath of Allegiance to the US required of southerners after the Civil War as a condition of voting. It has been signed and attested by local officials but cancelled by order of an army colonel.
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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL ROSWELL S. RIPLEY - DOCUMENT SIGNED 12/24/1862

Partly Printed DS: "Approved/RS Ripley/BGen", 1p, 7¾x9½.
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Autographs: JAMES A. SEDDON - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED 02/23/1863

During the lull between the Battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, the Confederate Secretary of War authorizes an issue of cloth to an officer in Lee's Army.
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Autographs: JAMES A. SEDDON - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED 03/04/1863

Four months before the Battle of Gettysburg, the Confederate Secretary of War authorizes an issue of cloth to an officer in Lee's Army.
$2,050.00
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Autographs: JOHN H. SELMAN - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED

Jailed by the sheriff of Shackleford County, Texas, Selman signs a manuscript petition to a state judge for a writ of habeas corpus
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Autographs: JOHN H. SELMAN - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED 09/10/1880

The criminal signs documents in jail; he later becomes a lawman and kills John Wesley Hardin.
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Autographs: GOVERNOR JOHN G. SHORTER - DOCUMENT SIGNED

Governor authorizes $10,000 to be paid for the defense of Alabama
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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL WILLIAM Y. SLACK - THIRD PERSON AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT CIRCA 1859

Confederate killed at Pea Ridge (Elkhorn Tavern).
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL GUSTAVUS W. SMITH - DOCUMENT MULTI-SIGNED 12/14/1862

Retained copies of orders and messages sent to other Confederate generals, redeploying troops to meet a new Union attack on the North Carolina coast.
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Autographs: PRESIDENT ZACHARY TAYLOR - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED 05/07/1833 CO-SIGNED BY: LLOYD J. BEALL

Fort Crawford requisition signed by the future President, and also by the future Commandant of the Confederate States Marine Corps!
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Autographs: GENERAL RICHARD WATERHOUSE JR. - DOCUMENT SIGNED 07/07/1855

Partly Printed DS: "Richard Waterhouse", 1p, 7¾x3½. Harrison County, Texas, 1855 July 7.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL JOSEPH FIGHTIN' JOE WHEELER - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED

Handwritten 1891 legal document asking for an extension in a case against Joseph Wheeler. Legal documents from his post-Civil War career are rare and quite desirable.
$850.00
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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL HENRY A. WISE - DOCUMENT SIGNED 06/29/1857

Partly Printed DS: "Henry A. Wise" as Governor of Virginia, 1p, 7¾x9¾. Richmond, 1857 June 29.
$900.00
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL JOHN MITCHELL WITHERS - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED 02/02/1865

Order signed by the Confederate Assistant Adjutant General, author of a recently published wartime diary
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