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    Confederate General Philip St. George Cocke Clipped Signature "Philip St Geo Cocke". 3" x 1.5", mounted on a slightly larger backing and tipped-on paper, complete with typed caption. Cocke, a West Point graduate, commanded a Virginia infantry regiment and participated in the 1st Manassas battle. It was after this battle that he returned home "shattered in mind and body" and on December 26, 1861, committed suicide. Cocke has signed as Brigadier General, dating this signature between October 21, 1861 and December 26, 1861. A fine example of this extremely rare Confederate signature.

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    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
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