Served as Captain of the 70th Ohio Infantry during the Civil War
U.S. Congressman from Ohio
Member of the President Andrew Johnson Impeachment Congress
(1811-91) Born in Bell, Highland County, Ohio, he was engaged in mercantile and agricultural pursuits before the Civil War. He enlisted on November 2, 1861, and was commissioned captain, Co. E, 70th Ohio Infantry, and resigned on November 27, 1862. Member of the Ohio State Senate, 1863-66. Served as U.S. Congressman, 1867-73, including the 40th U.S. Congress, which was the President Andrew Johnson Impeachment Congress. He was the chairman of the Committee on Agriculture.
Signature with Place: 4 1/4 x 2, in ink, J.T. Wilson, Tranquillity, Ohio. Very fine.