Civil War KIA Confederate Brigadier General John H. Kelly War-Date Endorsement Signed & Bonus document related to Kelly.If you are looking to collect one of the rarest Confederate signatures, look no further than what is offered today. Kelly was the youngest to be promoted to Brigadier General at the time of his promotion at 23 years of age. He also has the distinction of being one of the youngest if not the youngest Confederate General killed in action at the age of 24 in. Though this document is in rough shape, General Kelly's signature is in fantastic shape. Also included is a small document directing General Wheeler of orders for General Kelly following his victory over Union Calvary in Cleveland, Tennessee! Check out all the pictures that show the full transcription. Here is what I found in regards to Kelly's actions at Cleveland. On November 25, 1863, during the. In Chattanooga, a group of 1,500 Union cavalrymen led by Col. Over the next two days they destroyed twelve miles of railroad in the area, burned the railroad bridge over the Hiwassee a second time, and destroyed the copper rolling mill, which Confederate forces had been using to manufacture artillery shells, percussion caps, and other weaponry. This would prove to be a major blow to the entire Confederate army, as approximately 90% of their copper came from the Ducktown mines. The next day Long's troops were attacked by a group of about 500 Confederate cavalrymen led by Col. And quickly retreated to Chattanooga. If you have any questions, please reach out! Member of the Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC). All signatures are AUTHENTIC, no copies or reproductions. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Historical". The seller is "ggmeade1863" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.