War Period Signature With Rank
((1821-95) Born in Walnut Hill, Pa., he attended Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa., and was a lawyer before the war. Jordan served as an aide-de-camp for General William H. Keim, with rank of major, and later was commissioned colonel of the 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry. He also commanded the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland. He was promoted to brevet brigadier general on February 25, 1865. After the war he worked at the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia.
War Period Signature With Rank: 4 1/2 x 2, in ink, Thos. J. Jordan, Col. 9th Penna. Cavalry, Comdg. Post, Frankfort, Ky. Light age toning.