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PATTON, Waller Tazewell (1835-1863), was a professor, attorney, and an officer of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Colonel Patton was mortally wounded while leading his men towards the Union positions on Cemetery Ridge. Part of his jaw had been ripped away by an artillery shell fragment. He died in a makeshift hospital at Pennsylvania College several weeks later. Autograph Letter Signed “W.T. Patton” datelined Camp 7th VA. Reg, Near Richmond, June 8, 1862, 2pp., VG. In part, “The other star of which you speak of -as being added to my collar. I am sorry to say has not yet been served on - although I persume that of a smaller of course. It is prepared and reaching for me as this War Department. ... Kemper may possibly promote one or both of the persons holding these positions - but has never said a word to me on the subject of his staff. While I should like very much to have you on my staff - I fear that is not in my power to give - as I have already committed my self to some extent as to the position of both. I feel well assured that you could discharghe the duties of either place with credfit to yourself and advantage to the government ....”
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He Was Mortally Wounded at Gettyburg - W.T. Patton Discusses His Next Collar Star Making Him a Full Colonel

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Minimum Bid: $375.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,125.00
Estimate: $750 - $1,000
Auction closed on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
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