Served as Lieutenant Colonel of the 10th Pennsylvania Infantry and Colonel of the 12th Pennsylvania Infantry during the Civil War
U.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania
Member of the President Andrew Johnson Impeachment Congress
(1823-76) Born in Old Brighton, Beaver County, Pa., he attended Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa., studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1844, and commenced practice in Lancaster. Served as the district attorney of Lancaster County, 1856-59. During the Civil War he was lieutenant colonel of the 10th Pennsylvania Infantry, and colonel of the 12th Pennsylvania Infantry. Served as United States Congressman, 1868-73, which included the President Andrew Johnson Impeachment Congress. Was a delegate to the Pennsylvania State Constitutional Convention of 1873.
Signature With Place: 4 1/4 x 3 1/4, in ink, O.J. Dickey, Lancaster, Penna. Very fine.