PERSHING, John Joseph, letters, autographs, documents, manuscripts Home | Archive | Facsimiles | Forgeries | Back PERSHING, John Joseph (1860-1948). American army commander. Signature ('John J Pershing' with a squiggle) on a small slip, ca 55 x 110mm (2¼ x 4½ inches. A stamped date on the back reads 13 May 1937. [No: 26157] This is the archived description of an item that has already been sold. Please contact me if you would like any further intormation.