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Confederate Army General mortally wounded at the Battle of Yellow Tavern, James Ewell Brown "J.E.B." STUART desirable pre-war handwritten letter. Signed Dec. 22nd 1859, Stuart writes just two months after putting down John Brown's attempted slave insurrection at Harper's Ferry, VA. Stuart writes to future Confederate General David Rumph Jones requesting that his company's Quartermaster Sergeant Joseph Rendlebrook be returned to his company from detached duty at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri.

To this day, J.E.B. Stuart is considered one of the greatest cavalry commanders in American history. He was mortally wounded at the age of 31 making any autographed material from him incredibly scarce. A very rare opportunity to purchase an authentic letter from the Confederate general.

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Stuart has written:
"Fort Riley K.S.
Decr. 22 1859
I have the honor to request that Sergt Joseph Rendlebrook Qr Mr Sergt of comp'y G. 1st cavalry now on detached service at Jefferson Barracks MO be returned to the company at the earliest practicable moment as his services as Qr Mr Sergt are very much needed. 

Most Respectfully,
Sir Your Obt Servt,
J.E.B. Stuart 
1st Lt. Cav.
Com'd'g Co "G"

Capt D. R. Jones
Asst adjt Gen'l
Head Qrs Dept of the West
St Louis Mo". 

ALS is in very good to fine condition. Written on 7.75" x 9.75" lined paper, this browned ink has faded but is still legible. There are minor fold creases and one small tear touching the "F" in "Fort Riley".

Sold as is, as shown.

J.E.B. STUART * Beckett BAS * Handwritten Autograph Letter Signed * Confederate

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