Appointed Assistant Adjutant General by President Abraham Lincoln
Served as Assistant Provost Marshal General for Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado and Dakota Territory
United States Congressman from Kansas
Member of the President Andrew Johnson Impeachment Congress
(1831-1909) He settled in Lawrence, Kansas, in 1859; enlisted as a volunteer during the Civil War, appointed assistant adjutant general of volunteers by President Abraham Lincoln; appointed assistant provost marshal general for Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado and Dakota Territory; served as U.S. Congressman, 1865-71, including the President Andrew Johnson Impeachment Congress; chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs; member of the Kansas State House of Representatives in 1879, and served as speaker; moved to Oklahoma in 1889, and engaged in railroad building; was chairman of the statehood executive committee in 1891; member of the Territorial council, 1898-1902.
Signature With Place: 4 3/4 x 3 3/4, in ink, Sidney Clarke, Lawrence, Kansas. Excellent.