Presidential Appointment Signed by both Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft
Theodore Roosevelt Signed and William Howard Taft Signed Appointment.
Roosevelt, Theodore & William H. Taft.
Item Number: 4645
Presidential appointment signed by both President Theodore Roosevelt and future President William Howard Taft, who served as Roosevelt’s Secretary of War. It is appointing Charles Gatewood to First Lieutenant in the Artillery Corps in the service of the United States. Gatewood was the son of Lt. Charles B. Gatewood (1853-1896) who is best remembered for convincing Geronimo to surrender for the final time. Matted and framed.