Signature with rank and date
((1806-92) Born in Harrison County, (West) Virginia, he graduated from West Point in 1829. After fighting Indians on the frontier, he resigned his commissioned and practiced law. He returned to military service to fight in the Mexican War. During the Civil War he served as Colonel, and Paymaster General. He was brevetted brigadier general on December 2, 1864, and major general for meritorious and distinguished service on March 13, 1865. He remained in the Regular U.S. Army after the war, retiring in 1872. He was the brother-in-law of Union Civil War General William S. Ketchum.
Signed Album Page With Rank and Date: 4 3/4 x 7 1/2, in ink, B.W. Brice, Bt. Major Gen'l., U.S.A., P.M. Gen'l., May 17 '66. Very fine.