Major General, C.S.A. Autograph endorsement signed, "Hd. Qrs. Cav. Corps A.N.V.," 22 March 1864, 7 lines plus signature, slightly shaved at bottom affecting signature, with counter-endorsements by Generals A.E. Young, and W.C. Wickham, regarding the discipline of a Confederate officer: "...It is believed that a severe admonition from his brigade commander will meet the ends of discipline...." RARE -- JOHNSON, BRADLEY TYLER, Brigadier General, C.S.A. Autograph letter signed to Major Campbell Borne of Nashville; Baltimore, Md., 29 April 1885, 3 pages, 8vo, on rectos only, minor tears at one corner, a fine letter by the man who ordered the burning of Chambersburg, Md., regarding the controversial "Lost Order" at Manassas: "...I never was satisfied that there had been any "order sent." I always thought it doubtful...in the excitement at Hd. Qrs. on that Sunday morning [21 July 1861]....McDowell's attack on the left had become fully developed, staff and couriers were galloping wildly hither & thither....Gen. Beauregard...Col. Jordan, nor any one can tell...the name of the person to whom the order had been committed....I have a perfect recollection of the view one generally took of it in Elzey's and Ewell's Brigade. We all thought...that no such order had been sent...." -- BEAUREGARD, PIERRE GUSTAVE TOUTANT, Major General, C.S.A. Autograph letter signed to Governor Manning of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C., 2 May 1861, one page, 4to, with original envelope marked "Important," regarding preparations for war: "...Finding that the cars start at 5 3/4 h. A.M. which might be unfavorable to my state of health & having still some thing here to attend to, I have concluded not to start until 2 h. P.M. Will you do me the favor to inform Cols. Rice & Hayward...."--JOHNSTON, JOSEPH E., General, C.S.A. Autograph letter signed to Lt. Chambers, Adj. Genl., "Fort Dallas," 1 March 1838, one page, 4to, minor spotting, an unusual early letter from Texas: "I am instructed by Capt. Powell to sat that he has just received...information from the Capt. of the steamer Alabama, in New River, that he...saw a party of about 100 Indians...on the north bank...'moving westerly.' The smoke of their camp of the night before had induced the Capt. to think the army approaching...."--And a watercolor drawing of the early form of the Confederate flag, inscribed on verso "Secesh Flag Taken from a book by a Corporal at Murfreesboro, Tenn."' and an LS of William S. Ashe to Confederate Sec. of War G.W. Randolph, Wilmington, 22 August 1862, 2 pages, 4to, urging the exchange of a successful blockade runner, Capt. Isaac Smith, who "will be of great advantage to the Confederacy...." (6) " /> [CIVIL WAR]. STUART, JAMES EWELL BROWN ("Jeb"), <I>Major General, C.S.A.</I> Autograph endorsement signed, "Hd. Qrs. Cav. Corps A.N.V.," 22 March 1864, <I>7 lines plus signature, slightly shaved at bottom affecting signature,</I> with counter-endorsements by Generals A.E. Young, and W.C. Wickham, regarding the discipline of a Confederate officer: "...It is believed that a severe admonition from his brigade commander will meet the ends of discipline...." RARE -- JOHNSON, BRADLEY TYLER, <I>Brigadier General, C.S.A.</I> Autograph letter signed to Major Campbell Borne of Nashville; Baltimore, Md., 29 April 1885, <I>3 pages, 8vo, on rectos only, minor tears at one corner</I>, a fine letter by the man who ordered the burning of Chambersburg, Md., regarding the controversial "Lost Order" at Manassas: "...I never was satisfied that there had been any "order sent." I always thought it doubtful...in the excitement at Hd. Qrs. on that Sunday morning [21 July 1861]....McDowell's attack on the left had become fully developed, staff and couriers were galloping wildly hither & thither....Gen. Beauregard...Col. Jordan, nor any one can tell...the name of the person to whom the order had been committed....I have a perfect recollection of the view one generally took of it in Elzey's and Ewell's Brigade. We all thought...that no such order had been sent...." -- BEAUREGARD, PIERRE GUSTAVE TOUTANT, <I>Major General, C.S.A.</I> Autograph letter signed to Governor Manning of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C., 2 May 1861, <I>one page, 4to, with original envelope marked "Important,"</I> regarding preparations for war: "...Finding that the cars start at 5 3/4 h. A.M. which might be unfavorable to my state of health & having still some thing here to attend to, I have concluded not to start until 2 h. P.M. Will you do me the favor to inform Cols. Rice & Hayward...."--JOHNSTON, JOSEPH E., <I>General, C.S.A.</I> Autograph letter signed to Lt. Chambers, Adj. Genl., "Fort Dallas," 1 March 1838, <I>one page, 4to, minor spotting</I>, an unusual early letter from Texas: "I am instructed by Capt. Powell to sat that he has just received...information from the Capt. of the steamer Alabama, in New River, that he...saw a party of about 100 Indians...on the north bank...'moving westerly.' The smoke of their camp of the night before had induced the Capt. to think the army approaching...."--And a watercolor drawing of the early form of the Confederate flag, inscribed on verso "Secesh Flag Taken from a book by a Corporal at Murfreesboro, Tenn."' and an LS of William S. Ashe to Confederate Sec. of War G.W. Randolph, Wilmington, 22 August 1862, <I>2 pages, 4to</I>, urging the exchange of a successful blockade runner, Capt. Isaac Smith, who "will be of great advantage to the Confederacy...." (6) | Christie's