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    Morning Report Signed by Confederate General Samuel W. Ferguson. This handwritten and signed report of the companies reporting for duty near Matthews Bluff, South Carolina under the command of Brigadier General Samuel Wragg Ferguson shows his combined troop strength and 1209 horses. Broken down by commands, one of which is the 2nd Alabama, the totals include 29 scouts. Measuring 8.75" x 10.5" and in good condition, this is a daily account of a cavalry brigade that fought through the Atlanta Campaign, signed by Brigadier General Samuel W. Ferguson. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, Ferguson was a West Point graduate who served in the Mormon Expedition. Becoming a lawyer in Mississippi after the war, he died in 1917. His signature is scarce in any form.

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    December, 2006
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
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