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    Confederate General Richard Waterhouse Clipped Signature "Richard Waterhouse". 3.25" x 1", mounted to a larger backing. Waterhouse was a veteran of the Mexican War and helped recruit the 19th Texas Infantry in 1862. He saw service in Arkansas and Louisiana and fought at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill. His service was so impressive that General Kirby Smith appointed him to Brigadier General, his appointment being confirmed by the Confederate Senate in the last weeks of the war. An extremely rare Confederate signature, bright and in near fine condition.

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    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
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