War Date Endorsement Signed
(1823-1874) Graduated 4th in the West Point class of 1846. He won two brevets and was severely wounded in the Mexican War. As chief engineer of the fortifications of Charleston Harbor, he was a leading participant in the bombardment of Fort Sumter. He later took part in General Burnside's North Carolina expedition, and commanded the Department of North Carolina, the Department of Ohio, the Department of the South, and the Department of Florida respectively.
War Date Endorsement Signed: 3 1/4 x 2 3/4, partially stamped in blue at the top, and signed in ink. Headquarters, Dept. of the South, Hilton Head, S.C., Jany. 1st, 1865. Respectfully forwarded to the Adjutant General, U.S.A. J.G. Foster, Maj. Gen. Comdg. Very fine war date autograph.