CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN MOSBY WRITES ABOUT CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN FLOYD SERVING IN PRESIDENT BUCHANANS CABINET: FLOYD LEFT BUCHANAN’S CABINET ABOUT DEC. A FEW WEEKS AFTERWARD HE WAS INDICTED HERE BY THE GRAND JURYTHE INDICTMENT WAS DISMISSED. One of the Confederacy’s most important cavalrymen, Mosby joined the Confederate cavalry in 1861 and served on JEB Stuarts staff in 1862. He conducted numerous daring raids on Union supply lines and forced Union commanders to utilized large numbers of troops to guard their communications; he was nicknamed the Gray Ghost. Later in his life, he worked for the United States government and became a Republican. An autograph letter signed Jno S Mosby to Lawrence Washington. Mosby, then an United States attorney, wrote about. Confederate General John B. Floyd, who was indicted for illegal activity while Secretary of War, but the charges were later dropped. Mosby penned: Floyd left Buchanan’s cabinet about Dec. A few weeks afterward he was indicted here by the Grand Jury… I want you to look up for me in the National Intelligencer the date of his indictment. He came on to Washington. My recollection is that he pleaded that as he had been examined on the subject of the indictment he was immune. & the indictment was dismissed. Mosby went from being idolized in Virginia to being vilified when he became a Republican. The letter is fine condition with light folds. All items are issued with an invoice that states in writing at the bottom All autographs and historical papers are guaranteed authentic for life by me. New Jersey residents, please add 7% for the Governor’s salary ;. The item “John Mosby CSA genl handwritten letter re CSA genl John Floyd as Secy of War” is in sale since Friday, August 6, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Military”. The seller is “stuartlutz” and is located in Short Hills, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Signed by: John Mosby
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