Menu
Welcome Sign-In | Join Now
Sold for Sign-in or Join (free & quick) includes Buyer's Premium (BP) 

Description

Confederate Oath of Allegiance from the State of Missouri. One page, 4.5" x 7.5", Springfield, December 21, 1861. Authorized by R. W. Donnell. The oath reads in full:

"You, A. B., do solemnly swear, [or affirm.] that you will bear true allegiance to the State of Missouri and the Confederate States of America, and that you will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies or opposers whatsoever, and observe and obey the orders of the Governor of Missouri and the President of the Confederate States of America, and the orders of the Officers appointed over you, according to the rules and articles for the government of the armies of the State of Missouri and the Confederate States for ---------. So help you God."

Despite popular support for the Confederacy during the Civil War, Missouri remained a member of the Union. Pieces of Missouri Confederate history are uncommon and this is the only Confederate oath of allegiance known to exist from that state. This is a must have for any collector of Civil War memorabilia.

Toned with fold creases, which are weak and broken in places. Mirror stain of signature from folding, but does not hinder the text. Very fine condition.

Service and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Glossary of Terms

Auction Info

Auction Dates
December, 2012
8th
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 1
Members Tracking: N/A
Page Views: 652

Buyer's Premium per Lot:
19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

Heritage membership

941,359
bidder-members
$882,909,938
sold in the last year

Join Now - It's Free

VIEW BENEFITS
  1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
  2. Bid online
  3. Free Collector newsletter
  4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
  5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    winnings 

Consignments wanted

Consign to the 2015 December 11 Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas.

Learn about consigning with us

Thank you again for all the work you and the team at Heritage have done to make this such a success for our family and for helping share my father’s collection with the world.
Julia Dimitriadis,
New York City, New York
View More Testimonials

HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com

Video tutorial

Getting the most out of search

Recent auctions

2015 June 27 Merrill C. Berman Collection Part II Americana & Political Grand Format Auction - Dallas
2015 June 27 Merrill C. Berman Collection Part II Americana & Political Grand Format Auction - Dallas
REALIZED $759,552

© 2015 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved