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    Lloyd Tilghman Autograph Letter to Confederate President Jefferson Davis Signed "Lloyd Tilghman." One and one-quarter pages, 8.5" x 11" on lined paper, Jackson, October 21, 1862. Addressed to "His Excellency Jefferson Davis", the letter is regarding the appointment of his son as aide-de-camp. Of his son, Lloyd Tilghman, Jr., he says in part:

    "Though a youth of only seventeen, his gallantry in the attack on Clarksville by the troops under Command of Col. [illegible] of the Cavalry, which resulted in the Capture of that place, gives evidence of usefulness."

    He continues with his recount of the completion of "the duties assigned me by the Sect. of War." Heavy toning around the edges on both the recto and the verso, leaving a rectangular pattern in the middle.


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    December, 2011
    8th-9th Thursday-Friday
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