2021-02 Raynors HCA Live
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STEVENS, Walter Husted (1827-1867) was a Confederate States Army brigadier general during the American Civil War (Civil War). He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York and served in the corps of engineers, mostly in Louisiana and Texas. He was an engineer for the Army of Northern Virginia. He was reputed to be the last uniformed man to cross the Mayo Bridge during the evacuation of Richmond, Virginia after the Confederate defenses of Petersburg, Virginia collapsed on April 2, 1865. After the Civil War, Stevens became the superintendent and engineer of the Mexican Imperial Railroad. War-date Confederate general Autograph Letter Signed "W.H. Stevens" 1pp. quarto, Head Quarters Engineer Dept., June 8, 1862, addressed to Captain A.H. Campbell and reads "You will be charged with the duties of Chief of Topographical Dept. & will make your headquarters in Richmond..." Fine condition.
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He was Reputed to be the Last Uniformed Man to Cross the Mayo Bridge During the Evacuation of Richmond

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