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    Confederate General Bradley Tyler Johnson Autograph Letter Signed. One page, 5.5" x 8", March 27, 1888, Baltimore, on "Law Office of Johnson & Johnson" letterhead, responding to James T. Dennis that he has "no meting of Ashby of any kind or I should be glad to send you the only souvenir I have of him is the coat in which he was killed by my side." Toned (some unevenness) with mounting remnants on verso; near fine.

    More Information:  After outfitting a Maryland Confederate company himself, Johnson was active in several large battles and was with Brigadier General Turner Ashby, one of the South's most famous cavalry commanders, when he was killed during action near Harrisonburg, Virginia.

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    February, 2010
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