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New Orleans: 1869. 1 page, 8.25 x 5 inches, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 7, 1869. Written by the Confederate Major General in response to a request for his autograph: "Dear Sir: At your request I subjoin my autograph..." Handsomely matted with a fine wood-engraved portrait of Buckner and set in a textured brown frame measuring 15.75 x 16.5 inches. Near fine condition.
Audi alteram partem. 48pp. 8vo, orig. pr. wrs. Lowell: Charles Hunt, 1865. Official documents and letters released by Butler in reponse to the attack made on him by Henry N. Hudson, late Chaplain in the First N.Y. Volunteer Engineers. Hudson had published the slanderous pamphlet; "A Chaplain's Campaign with General Butler."
Russellville, KY. Pristine signature on an autograph page: "Jno. W. Caldwell - Russellville - Ky", 5.5" x 3.5", most likely executed while representing Kentucky in the United States House of Representatives. American politician and "Southern Sympathizer" from Kentucky. Although he opposed secession, Caldwell entered the Confederate States Army and was immediately elected Captain of the "Logan Grays", a Confederate regiment from Logan County, Kentucky. When Confederate forces under Simon Bolivar Buckner entered Kentucky, Caldwell let the Grays to Bowling Green.....