Details: This Confederate Civil War Louisiana Militia commission certificate appoints Thomas L. Macon to the rank of Major in the 1st Regiment, 3rd Bridgade on February 18, 1862. It is signed by Governor Thomas Overton Moore and Secretary of State Pliny D. Hardy.
Thomas Overton Moore (April 10, 1804 â€“ June 25, 1876) was an attorney and politician who was the 16th Governor of Louisiana from 1860 until 1864 during the American Civil War. Anticipating that Louisiana's Ordinance of Secession would be passed in January 1861, he ordered the state militia to seize all U.S. military posts.
It is attractively matted and framed to approx. 22"x23".
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Condition / Notes: This document is well preserved with some toning, fading, creasing, and other mild to moderate signs of age and wear.
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