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1863 Civil War ALS Regarding a Prisoner Release Endorsed by John A. Campbell the former U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Later Appointed as Assistant Confederate Secretary of War by CSA President Jefferson Davis Signed “Asst Secy of War”

JOHN ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL (1811-1889). American Jurist in Georgia and Alabama, where he served in the State Legislature; Appointed by President Franklin Pierce to the United States Supreme Court in 1853; Resigned at the beginning of the American Civil War, and became an Official of the Confederate States of America; in October 1862, Appointed Confederate Assistant Secretary of War by Confederate President Jefferson Davis; Served six months in a military prison at war's end; Secured a Pardon and resumed his law practice in New Orleans, where he opposed Reconstruction.

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Early American History Auctions, Inc.
1520 Commerce St., # 312 • Winchester, VA 22601
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