Great Appomattox “Souvenir” Presented by the Acting Chief Quartermaster, A. B. Lawrence – A $10 Confederate Note on Official Stationery from Appomattox, Virginia!
This 7 ½ x 10 ½ inch stationery has been beautifully framed and makes for an excellent display of this Appomattox “relic”. A. B. Lawrence was a prolific souvenir collector and supplied many of his friends with artifacts. He even collected the pins used on April 10th, 1865 in the formal surrender!
The heading of this document reads, “Office Chief Quarter-Master, U. S. Forces. Appomattox, Va. May 11th, 1865”. In nice dark ink the document reads:
This is to certify –
That the Confederate note hereto attached is part of the funds of the Army of Northern Virginia surrendered by Gen. Robert E. Lee at Appomattox Court House April 9, 1865, and was receipted for as such on account of the disbursing officers of that army.
Acting Chief Quartermaster
And of the Army of the James
#A587 – Price $1,495