General JW Phelps organized the Civil War first black regiments, at Camp Parapet, New Orleans, on his own initiative. The CS Government responded by declaring him an outlaw and putting a price on his head. An original US Army recruiting receipt signed by Phelps as Lt, 4th US Artillery, Sept 16, 1842. 1p 8 x 11 ink. Edge cuts, age stains, Overall VG.
Comes w service info- Phelps, of Guilford, Vermont was a noted Frontier officer and combat commander and in 1861 Colonel of the 1st Vermont Volunteers. General Orders and other imprints.All items are unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic and in the condition as described. PLEASE READ DETAILS OF THE ITEM DESCRIPTION. I TRY TO DESCRIBE ALL ITEMS ACCURATELY. The item "CIVIL WAR EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION GENERAL JOHN W PHELPS SIGNATURE" is in sale since Sunday, January 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Other Historical Memorabilia".
The seller is "99counties" and is located in Winterville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.