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    Two Blank Civil War Confederate Commissions A thin faux vellum 9" X 14" document, being a commission for an officer "in service of the Confederate States" headed "The President of the Confederate States of America." Printed by B. Duncan, Columbia, S. C. Overall about perfect condition, mounted on a blank page of a Confederate Quartermaster General's requisition book and folded over. An unmounted 8 1/4" X 10 3/4" 4 page folio document, on typical light blue/gray paper, headed "Confederate States of America / War Department / Richmond........1862", being a commission for an officer, "In the Provisional Army in the service of the Confederate States". In this example the rank is filled in as "Brigadier General" with elaborate ink calligraphy, very impressive. Overall a few minor folds and small edge tears but intact and excellent. Two very rare Confederate documents taken as a souvenir at Richmond at the end of the war.

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    June, 2011
    25th Saturday
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