Lot #400
Edmund Kirby Smith Autograph Letter Signed

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Estimate: $200+

Description

American military officer (1824-1893) who, after serving as lieutenant and captain in the Mexican-American War, became an officer in the Confederate Army. A key participant at Bull Run and Richmond, he was placed in charge of the Trans-Mississippi Department in 1863 and ultimately reached the rank of full general. ALS signed “E. Kirby Smith,” one page, 5 x 8, March 22, 1889. Letter to an admirer, in full: "I take pleasure in complying with your request & enclose the autograph asked for." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Sports
  • Dates: #614 - Ended August 11, 2021





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