AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, FROM F.S. LYON OF DEMOPOLIS, TO GOVERNOR A.B. MOORE, 4 MARCH 1861, RECOMMENDING THE APPOINTMENT OF DR. WILLIAM C. ASHE AS SURGEON TO THE REGIMENT WITH RANK OF MAJOR.
Folio sheet, folded to 7-1/2" x 9-3/4." Written in neat ink manuscript on first two pages. Third page blank, docketed on page . Very Good. Francis Strother Lyon [1800-1882], an Alabama lawyer and Democratic politician, wrote this letter to Governor Moore. Lyon had been a Whig Congressman in the 1830s..... More