Clipped Signature with Rank
Date Published: 1863
Description: Very scarce full signature with rank, (removed from a document) "Geo. W. Booth - Lieutenant, March 27th 1865." Measures 1 x 3.5 inches. Uneven right edge, but still very good condition.
Comments: Confederate Lieutenant who served as an aide-de-camp to Stonewall Jackson. He was present at Gaines Mill when it was revealed that General Robert E. Lee's Order detailing the entire movement for the attack on General McClellan was found in the possession of the enemy. Referred to as "Lee's Lost Order," it was addressed to General D.H. Hill and was recovered at the McGhee farm by soldiers of the 1st Maryland.Signed: Y
Book ID: 245367