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    Confederate Secretary of War and General George Wythe Randolph Clipped Signature "Respectfully/ Geo W Randolph/ Secretary of War". 3" x 1.5" on lined paper. Randolph joined the Confederate army shortly after the commencement of hostilities and was promoted from major to brigadier general after the Battle of Big Bethel. Randolph served as Confederate Secretary of War from March, 1862 until November of the same year. He came from a patrician Virginian family and was the grandson of Thomas Jefferson. A bright signature with trivial mounting remnants on the verso, else fine.

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    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
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