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McDOWELL, Irwin (1818-1885) Union Major General whose Army was routed at Bull Run, and was later reprimanded for his command of the III Corps at Cedar Mountain and Second Bull Run. Partly-printed Document Signed, "Irwin McDowell Maj. Genl." 1p. quarto, May 7, 1862, Camp Opposite Fredericksburg, Virginia, being the payment of $3 to Joseph Jackson "For services as 'Spy'..." Signed by Jackson with his mark "X". Fine. Joseph Jackson was most likely a negro slave or contraband of war, who could gather information relatively unnoticed in the Confederate occupied territory.
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Gen. McDowell pays a Negro Spy in 1862

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Minimum Bid: $150.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $357.50
Estimate: $300 - $500
Auction closed on Friday, February 28, 2020.
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