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Sale 38 Lot 229

GIDEON J. PILLOW
(1806 - 1878) Confederate major general, who fought at Belmont and was second-in-command at Fort Donelson from which he fled to avoid capture by Grant. Good content A.L.S. 1p. 4to., Warren Co., Tn., Aug. 2, 1858, in part: "...[I have received] on behalf of Gen. Burnett as the proper recipient of the Gold Box, under Gen. [Andrew] Jackson's will. My absence from home will explain the delay...I have transmitted these documents to Andrew Jackson Jr. with a letter from myself...". Folds, overall very good.
Estimate $ 200-300

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