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    Confederate General Albert Sidney Johnston Signature, reading, "A. Sidney Johnston / Paymaster U.S.A.," circa 1852. 3.5" x .75". Appointed by President Zachary Taylor, Johnston (West Point class of 1826) began serving as paymaster following the Mexican War in 1849. He held the position for five years. He was appointed a full general in the Confederacy in 1861, dying on the Shiloh battlefield in 1862. The signature is affixed to a portrait engraving of the Texan in Confederate uniform.

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    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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