Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Two manuscript documents in pencil on one oblong quarto sheet, Richmond, February 23, 1865, secretarially signed by Walter Taylor (for R. E. Lee) and John C. Breckenridge as Secretary of War. The Breckenridge document offers North Carolina's Bryan Grimes a Major-General's rank and divisional command, while the Taylor document gives reporting instructions. Presented in a wooden frame.
DOA 17.5 x 23 in.; Sheet 10 x 15.5 in.From the Collection of Charlotte Rodman, Southern Pines, NC
Charlotte is a NC native with a lifelong interest in art. She grew up in eastern NC, went to school in Raleigh and later owned a gallery in Pinehurst. She has lived in the Sandhills area for the last 30 years and gained recognition for both her work and her service in the arts community.
Light soiling; very good condition.