Thomas A. Scott autographed Jeffersonville, Madison & Indianapolis Railroad - St For Sale
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Thomas A. Scott autographed Jeffersonville, Madison & Indianapolis Railroad - St: $350
Thomas Alexander Scott (1823-1881), President of the Pennsylvania Railroad, Union Army Transportation Officer in the Civil War. He proposed a plan for President-elect Lincoln's surreptitious entry into Washington, D.C. in 1861 and was assistant U. S. Secretary of War in charge of government railways and transport, 1861-62. Supervised removal of General Hooker's force from Virginia to Chattanooga, 1863. Strengthened the Pennsylvania system from 1874-80. Stock. Great signature by Thomas A. Scott. Rare! Item ordered may not be exact piece shown. All original and authentic.