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Wonderful Autograph of Union General Fitz John Porter (1822-1901)
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This is an authentic autograph of Union General Fitz John Porter (1822-11901). General Porter was born on August 31, 1822 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He graduated from West Point with the class of 1845. He was brevet it for gallantry during the Mexican war and was assistant artillery instructor at West Point from 1849 until 1855. On August 7, 1861 he was made Brigadier General of volunteers. And served faithfully to Union General George B McClellan. He served very effectively during his command but suffered because of Washington's dislike for General McClellan. He was court-martialed after the battle of 2nd Manassas and dismissed from the Army on January 21, 1863. 16 years later he was exonerated and restored to his former rank. He died in Moorestown New Jersey on may 21st 1901. The autograph is in fine Brown ink on a piece of paper that measures 5 inches wide and is 3-1/2 inches tall. He signs very clearly "Fitz John Porter" and adds "New York". Also on the same piece of paper, it has the autograph of Thomas Francis Barr who had a long service to his country as well. The autograph is accompanied by a biography of the two men as well as images of them.

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