Confederate Secretary of War, Leroy Pope Walker
Criswell #21. Vignette of Leroy Pope Walker at top center and a dog and chest at the bottom. Authorized by the Act of Congress, C.S.A., August 18, 1861. Signed by Robert Tyler, Register of the Treasury. Issued at Richmond, Va., April 26, 1862. Serial No. 574. Lithographed by B. Duncan, Richmond, Va. All fifteen coupons still attached. Overall size is 14 x 13. Coupons issued by G.E. Dabrey. Only 2,059 of this bond were issued. Very fine. Scarce. [Source: Confederate and Southern States Bonds, Second Edition, By Grover C. Criswell. page 21].
WBTS Trivia: (1816-77) Robert Tyler, who signed this bond, was the eldest son of President John Tyler, the tenth President of the United States. During the War Between The States he served as the Confederate Register of the Treasury.