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MARTIN, James Green (1819-1878) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He served in the Mexican War and took part in the battles of Monterey, Vera Cruz, Cerro Gordo, Contreras and Churubusco, where he lost his right arm after it was shattered by grapeshot. After the wounding, Martin left the field with his sleeve clenched between his teeth and relinquished command of the battery to Stonewall Jackson. Due to the loss of his arm, Martin became known by the nickname "Old One Wing." Martin was brevetted as a major for his performance at Churubusco and Contreras. Document Signed, "J.G. Martin" endorsing a supplies receipt, Fort Leavenworth, July 16, 1860, 8" x 10", 2pp., VG.
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He Lost His Arm In The Mexican War - Old One Wing

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Minimum Bid: $120.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $156.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Saturday, January 29, 2022.
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