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Identified Texas Ranger Mexican War Epaulettes
Item #: df155234
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Early Mexican war epaulettes identified to John Calvin Mason from Kentucky who served in Ben McCollough's company of Texas Rangers. The Texas Rangers were in Worth's division under Zachery Taylor. Mason served in the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1839, 1844 and 1848 and in the Thirty First and Thirty Second Congresses 1849 to 1853. From Owingsville, Kentucky he served as a delegate to the 1860 Democrat Democratic Convention in Charleston, South Carolina. Also the epaulettes come with a letter to President James Polk requesting an appointment to the army and signed by various members of Congress and the House of Representatives. the document is laminated in a protective plastic cover. Also has a letter of authenticity outlining the provenance of the group.
Shipping Weight: 8 lbs
Your Price $695.00 USD

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