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LOMAX, Lunsford Lindsay (1835- 1913) was an officer in the United States Army who resigned his commission to join the Confederate Army at the outbreak of the American Civil War. He had maintained a close friendship with his West Point classmate Fitzhugh Lee, and served under him as a brigadier in the Overland Campaign. He was then given command of the Valley District, where he supervised intelligence-gathering operations by Mosby's Rangers. War-date Confederate Document Signed "L L Lomax Maj Gen." 1pp. oblong quarto, November 14, 1864, partly-printed with many of the words filled in by General Lomax pertaining to a Special Requisition for the 2nd Maryland Horse Artillery near Staunton. Signed twice for John McNulty. Fine condition. Lieutenant John R. McNulty of Baltimore, Maryland (1832-1912) was the Confederacy war hero, who with a single strategic shot of his 2nd Maryland Artillery command's (Baltimore Light Artillery) Confederate States of America guns at the Battle of Old Town, while perilously close to Union Army forces, saved Brig. Gen. John McCausland's element of the Army of Northern Virginia from entrapment behind Union lines on return route from raids into Maryland and Pennsylvania and their sacking and burning of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania in retaliation for the Union Army burning of the Virginia Military Institute and as part of the Valley Campaigns of 1864.
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Rare Document Signed by General Lomax Pertaining to the 2nd Maryland Horse Artillery and their Hero Commander John McNulty

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Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $937.50
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Auction closed on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
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