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Confederate Autograph Page from Johnson's Island, Incl. Major Henry Kyd Douglas

Johnson's Island, Ohio autograph album page, featuring the signatures of five Confederate officers detained there, ca 1863-1864, inscribed with period ink front and back. Names listed with places of capture and/or hometowns and notably include that of Major Henry Kyd Douglas, the youngest member of General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's staff and author of I Rode with Stonewall. Douglas was wounded six times during the war and was captured after sustaining an injury at Gettysburg.

Front page: three (3) signatures: "Respectfully W[illiam] Champ McGimsey, 1st Lt. 8th La Volunteers, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Captured Gettysburg...Gus.[tav] A. Dyes, 1st Lt. Eng. Corps. P.A.C.S. Address: St. Charles, Mo... Hry. Kyd Douglas, Major & A.A. Genl. P.A.C.S., Of: Shepherdstown, Virginia, Wounded & Captured - 'Gettysburg.'"

Back page: two (2) signatures: "C.S. Newman, Adjt. 60th Tenn. Gordonsville, Orange, Va., Captured Big Black Miss...Wm. Campbell, Capt. Co. D. 6th Ky Cav., Morgan's Div. CSA, address Harrodsburg, Ky."

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,763
10/31/2018

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