$295.00

SKU: A01450 Categories: ,

Description

Description: Confederate General James Longstreet (1821-1904), a chief subordinate of Robert E. Lee who nicknamed Longstreet his “Old War Horse”, neatly signed his name in bold, black ink. The autograph is over 4″ long. During the Civil War, Longstreet was instrumental in numerous major Confederate victories in the Eastern Theater in the Army of Northern Virginia, particularly during the Seven Days Battles, the Second Battle of Bull Run, Antietam, and Fredericksburg. Longstreet also had a successful post-war career, working for the U.S. government as a diplomat. He briefly served as the U.S. Minister to the Ottoman Empire from 1880-1881.

Slip of paper measures approximately 1 ¾” x 4 ¾”. Item #A01450

Condition: Minor wrinkling of paper, not affecting signature. Overall very good condition with a large, clear signature. Comes with a small 19th c. steel engraved portrait.