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Lot 1418

Group of Civil War letters

Estimate: $200 - $300
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Group of Civil War letters, to include ephemera from Lt. John P. S. Weidensaul, 52nd PA., including price lists for clothing, dated 1863, letter dated 1863 for 1st Sg. Samuel G. Sewall, 11th Maine Vols., relieving him from duty as Division Ambulance Officer and turn over his ambulance, ambulance horses, and other property to Capt. Chas. Gamtson (?), by command of Major General D. Hunter, the letter dated Feb. 6th, 1862 from Morris Island SC, referencing the blockade and a sidewheeler being fired upon for 36 hours from Moultries guns, special requisition forms, letters from George C. Kelly, 1861-1865, etc.

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As found condition with wear consistent with age and use. There are some rips, tears, staining, etc. There are approximately 10 letters. Only one letter appears to mention the 11th Maine. Some are civilian letters.

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