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John T. Rhett
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John T. Rhett Postwar ALS, 1 p, Columbia, SC Jan. 9, 1889. On "John T. Rhett, Law Range” letterhead to Joseph W. Barnwell, Esq. congratulating him on what appears to be his political colleague’s accomplishment. "…Hearty congratulations to Henry and yourself – an event worthy of congratulations. Perhaps, the most important event in Nation. Good name you have given him. May he bear it well. Glad you do so…” CSA Lt. John Rhett was present at the Battle of Brandy Station when chief scout Capt. Will Farley was mortally wounded and uttered his last words. As Farley
was being carried off the field he asked Rhett to bring him his severed leg,” It is an old friend gentlemen and I do not wish to part with it.”Hinged onto mat board by archival tape.
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