Merriwether Thompson (Jeff) (1826-76), Brig. General, Missouri State Guard and guerrilla fighter known as "Swamp Fox". 1864 Missouri Raid.
Document Signed (DS), Trans-Mississippi Confederate Parole Pass, Jacksonport. Ark. 6/5/65 for soldier W. G. Graddy (10th Arkansas Cavalry, P.A.C.S.). "The bearer: W.G. Graddy, Private, Co. A, 10th Ark. Cav. PACS, a Paroled Prisoner of the Army of the Northern Sub District of Arkansas, has permission to go to his home, and there remain undisturbed." Signed as Brig. Genl. Comdg.
Pass has small faults (nicks, tiny fold holes, aging pocket folds) from being in a wallet for 140 years. Very rare.
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