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Mexican War | Signatures

  • GEORGE BANCROFT Irregularly cut album leaf signed by the Secretary of the Navy Signature: "Geo. Bancroft". 4¼x3¾. Historian George Bancroft (1800-1891) is best known for his ten-volume History of the United States (1834-1873). read more...

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • GEORGE BANCROFT Signature of the Secretary of the Navy on a small piece of paper Signature: "Geo. Bancroft". 4¼x2½. Historian George Bancroft (1800-1891) is best known for his ten-volume History of the United States (1834-1873). read more...

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • GEORGE BANCROFT The historian's signature is matted to a size of 13x20¼ with a 7½x10 engraving of him sitting at his desk, books on the floor Signature: "George Bancroft". 3¼x1¼ visible piece of paper underneath a 7½x10 engraving of the author. Matted to a total size of 13x20¼. read more...

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • SAMUEL BARRON He signs as a Confederate Flag Officer. Signature: "S. Barron Flag Officer - C.S. Navy/Norfolk/Va", 1 page, 4½x7½. Samuel Barron (1809-1888), son and namesake of a US Navy commodore, was enrolled in the navy at age 2(!), becoming a midshipman in 1820. read more...

    Sale Price $828.75

    $975.00

  • WILLIAM F. BARRY. Signature: "Respectfully/William F. Barry/Capt. 2nd Art.", 3x1¼. Barry (1818-1879) graduated in the West Point class of 1838. After service in Mexico, he was read more...

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • GEORGE CADWALADER. Signature: "Geo. Cadwalader" as Major General, 3½x1¼ lined sheet. George Cadwalader (1806-1879) served as Major General of Pennsylvania troops, serving in the Shenandoah Valley. In April 1862, he was promoted to Major General of Volunteers. read more...

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • SAMUEL CHALFIN 3x2 slip of paper signed by him as a US brevet colonel Signature: "S. F. Chalfin/Br Col. U.S.A.", 3¼x2 paper. Samuel Fletcher Chalfin (1825-1891) graduated from West Point in 1847 and was immediately sent to Mexico. Later he returned to the Academy as a language instructor. read more...

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • SAMUEL R. CURTIS Iowa Congressman and Civil War Major General signs a 3½x2 card Signature: "S R Curtis", 3½x2 card. Samuel R. Curtis (1805-1866) saw action in the Mexican War and represented Iowa in Congress from 1857-1861 when he resigned. read more...

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • CALEB CUSHING Signature obtained in 1874 Signature: "C. Cushing", 4½x2¼. "1874" in another hand. Caleb Cushing (1800-1879), a Democrat, represented his Massachusetts district in the US Congress (1835-1843). read more...

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • CALEB CUSHING His signature on a piece of paper with ink caption Signature: "Caleb Cushing", 4½x1¾. Pencil caption (unknown hand). Caleb Cushing (1800-1879), a Democrat, represented his Massachusetts district in the US Congress (1835-1843). read more...

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • FREDERICK TRACY DENT The Brigadier General and aide-de-camp to Gen. Grant signs this card with the date Signature: "F. T. Dent/Bvt BrigGen/Sec ADC/Dec 2nd 1869" in purple ink. 5x2¾. Frederick Tracy Dent (1820-1892) was an American general. read more...

    Sale Price $221.00

    $260.00

  • ALEXANDER BRYDIE DYER Album leaf fragment signed "Brig Genl Chief of Ordnance" by Dyer, who was made chief of ordnance at Washington, DC in 1864 Signature: "AB Dyer/Brig Genl/Chief of Ordnance". 4¾x2½. read more...

    Sale Price $221.00

    $260.00

  • DAVID G. FARRAGUT. Signature: "D.G. Farragut", 3x¾, irregularly cut from document. David G. Farragut (1801-1870), known as James Glasgow until the seven-year-old was adopted by Admiral David Porter in 1814, served more than fifty years in the U.S. Navy. read more...

    Sale Price $637.50

    $750.00

  • THOMAS FAUNTLEROY Signature as Commander of Fort King during the Second Seminole War Signature: "Th. T. Fauntleroy/Maj. 2nd Regt. US/Dragoons/Comdg Fort King G. F.", 5x2½ paper affixed to 7x4½ sheet. Ink note (unknown hand): 1838. read more...

    Sale Price $467.50

    $550.00

  • JOHN G. FOSTER His clipped signature as a brevet 2nd lieutenant, his rank immediately after his graduation from West Point Signature: "John G. Foster/Bvt. 2nd Lt. Engrs", 5x1½ slip of paper affixed to 7x4¾ sheet with biographical information written below (unknown hand). read more...

    Sale Price $488.75

    $575.00

  • WILLIAM BUEL FRANKLIN Signature as brevet major general, on a small card Signature: "WB Franklin/Bvt. Maj. Gen. US Army", 4x2½ card. Franklin (1823-1903) graduated first in his West Point class of 1843. read more...

    Sale Price $323.00

    $380.00

  • This extremely rare signature is that of Confederate Brigadier General Robert Seldon Garnett, the first general on either side to be killed during the American Civil War. This signature is almost impossible to obtain and highly desirable! read more...

    Sale Price $1,360.00

    $1,600.00

  • MORGAN C. HAMILTON Signature of the Republic of Texas Secretary of War and abolitionist Signature: "M. C. Hamilton/Texas", 3½x2¼. Morgan Calvin Hamilton (1809-1893), originally a merchant, was Secretary of War for the Texas Republic (1844-1845). read more...

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • WILLIAM T. HASKELL Signature from the Mexican-American War veteran and Congressman, who served Tennessee from 1847 to 1849 Signature: "Wm. T. Haskell/of Tennessee", in black ink, 3x2. William T. Haskell (1818-1859 was an American politician, US Representative from Tennessee who served from 1847 to 1849. read more...

    Sale Price $72.00

    $80.00

  • SAMUEL HEINTZELMAN Clipped signature as an infantry major, his rank in the late 1850s Signature: "S. P. Heintzelman/Major US Infantry", 4x2 slip of paper affixed to7x5 sheet with ink caption and biographical information written in unknown hand below. read more...

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    $525.00

  • GENERAL ETHAN A. HITCHCOCK Signature of General Ethan A. Hitchcock, accompanied by a b/w bust engraving of Hitchcock in uniform with a facsimile signature Signature: "E A Hitchcock". Brown ink notations under signature in unknown hand. 3½x1¼ signature mounted to a 4x2 sheet of white paper. read more...

    Sale Price $221.00

    $260.00

  • RUFUS INGALLS The military leader signs this slip of paper affixed to a card Signature: "Rufus Ingalls/ Brig. Genl./ Chief Qtr Master/ Armies op. ag. Richmond" 3¾x1¾ sheet affixed to 4x2¼ card. Rufus Ingalls (1818-1893), a West Pointer (Class of '43), served in the Mexican War. read more...

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • RUFUS INGALLS The eminent military officer who served in both the Mexican and Civil War signs this calling card Signature: "Rufus Ingalls/ Brig. Genl &/ Chf Qutr. A. P."  as Chief Quartermaster, Army of the Potomac, 3x1¼. read more...

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • THOMAS S. JESUP. Clipped signature: "Th: S. Jesup/Q.M. Gnl.", 2¾x1¼ lined blue sheet. Portion of writing (unknown hand) at upper margin. Thomas Sidney Jesup (1788-1860), read more...

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • HENRY S. LANE He has added his home state (Indiana) to his signature on this 3x1 slip Signature: "H. S. Lane/Ind.", 3x1¼. Henry Smith Lane (1811-1881) was a US Representative (1840-1843) before helping to organize the 1st Indiana Volunteer Regiment for the Mexican War, rising to the rank of colonel. read more...

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

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