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    Confederate General John Austin Wharton Autograph Endorsement Signed, 3.5" x 3". In full, "Head Qr Whartons Div. Beech Grove, June 17, 1863 Respectfully forward for active & Proper Authorities John A. Wharton Brig Genl. [?]" Wharton, a skilled Confederate cavalry commander who was promoted to major general six months after this endorsement, was killed by Confederate Colonel George Baylor in Houston, Texas, in April 1865 over an old quarrel. The endorsement, excised from a larger document, is affixed to equal sized card stock. Fine.

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    February, 2010
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