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One of the Most Desirable Gettysburg Autographs: James Johnston Pettigrew – Killed in the Retreat from Gettysburg
Pettigrew was the Colonel of the 1st S.C. Rifles. In this document dated “Sullivan’s Island, April 10th, 1861”, Pettigrew approves 9,000 rounds of cartridges for the rifles “taken from the late U.S. Arsenal” the document is filled out by the Quartermaster of the Rifles regiment. Pettigrew signs the document “Approved, J. Johnston Pettigrew, Col. Reg. Rifles Commanding”.

Pettigrew’s signature is listed as, “a rare signature” in Autographs of the Confederacy... and of course, it was Pettigrew who led Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg. A large autograph, measuring, 4 inches long.

#G180 - Price $2,750