James Barnes (1801-69), Brigadier General, USA & Bvt. Maj. General, USA (MA). Participated at Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg (WIA), garrison and POW duties.
Document Signed (DS), 1 page, Hd. Qrs. Military Comd’t, Norfolk & Portsmouth. Norfolk, Va., Oct 17th, 1863, pass for ladies with books, clothing, etc.
Some aging & folds, otherwise dark ink, especially Barnes’s signature.