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Check signed by John H. Lamar - Autographed Check

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Check signed by John H. Lamar - Autographed Check
Years: 1868

Check signed by John H. Lamar, colonel in the 61st Georgia Infantry Regiment.

The 61st Georgia Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.d obtained before and after imagery of Rome during that city's first heavy bombing on 19 July 1943.

Part of the Lawton-Gordon-Evans Brigade, the 61st Georgia Volunteer Infantry was mustered in South Carolina in May 1862. Its service included the Battle of Gaines' Mill (27 June 1862), Second Manassas (29-30 August 1862), the Battle of Chancellorsville (29 April 5 May 1863) and the Battle of Gettysburg (1-3 July 1863) among many other battles. Along with the rest of Gordon's brigade, the 61st was among the first Confederate troops to reach the Susquehanna River during the Gettysburg Campaign.

George Washington Nichols, in his autobiographical account, A Soldier's Story of His Regiment, depicts life in the 61st Georgia Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War.

Colonel

  • John H. Lamar

Lieutenant Colonels

  • James McDonald
  • Charles W. McArthur
  • James Y. McDuffie

Majors

  • Peter Brenan
  • Archibald P. McRae
  • Henry Tillman
  • James D. Van Valkenburg
  • James Bell Smith

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Condition: Excellent
Item ordered may not be exact piece shown. All original and authentic.
Price: $50.00