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10th Connecticut Infantry Letter

8 pages, 5 x 8, in ink, written by Lieutenant Benjamin Wright, to his wife Abbie. Excellent 1863 Charleston, South Carolina campaign content.

Camp 10th C.[onnecticut] V.[olunteers], Seabrook Island, S.C., June 15th, 1863

My Dear Abbie,

Here it is the middle of June. One summer month will quickly be gone. Well, I can say "fly quickly round ye wheels of time and bring the welcome day" that is when our time shall have been served or when our country no longer needs our services. This morning I intended to have...  

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Autograph, General William D. Whipple

1864 letter written by General Whipple regarding the current state of affairs in Chattanooga, Tennessee during the winter of 1864. Comes with the original signed stamped envelope!

4 pages, 5 x 8, in ink, written by General William D. Whipple, to his wife Caroline. Comes with the original cover addressed by General Whipple in ink as follows: Mrs. Gen. W.D. Whipple, 56 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, N.Y. Partial blue military C.D.S., Chattanooga, Ten., Jan. 18/64, with 3 cents rose George Washington postage stamp (Scott #64) with blue bulls eye...  

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War Period Letter to Confederate Colonel Benjamin J. Hill

5 3/4 x 15 1/2, in ink, written by M.H. Harman to Col. B.J. Hill.

McMinnville, (Tenn.), April the 14th, (6?)

Col. B.J. Hill,

Dear Sir,

I suppose you have heard that I left your horse. I hope you did not believe that I would take your horse and leave it under such circumstances. My word [is] my bond. I will stay in your house and take the very best care of it I can. [General Joe] Wheeler’s men are in the store room but have done no serious damage. They have destroyed 3 or 4 droves is all. I have made it my special...  

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11th Missouri Infantry Letter

Sending the remains home of their gallant colonel who was mortally wounded at Vicksburg!

2 pages, 8 x 12 1/4, in ink, written by Lieutenant Cyrus D. Kendall, 11th Missouri Infantry.

Camp at Young’s Point, La., July 1, 1863

Mrs. Rovilla Kendall,

Dear Rovilla,

I wrote you yesterday and I told you that I was going over to Gen. Grant’s Head Quarters, and that I would write as soon as I returned. Well I have returned so I will drop you a few lines as I have a few moments leisure. I did not start from...  

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Letter, Great News of Rebel Defeat at the Battle of Gettysburg and the fall of Vicksburg, Mississippi

4 pages, 5 x 8, in ink, written by J.N. McBee, to his children.

Putnam, O.[hio], July 8, 1863

Dear Children,

Yours of week before last was received on Wednesday and the letter to Harry mailed the same day. We had one from Newton about the date of yours- none from John since I wrote you last. We are well though Mother has just recovered from an attack of neuralgia. Mother & I were at Dillson Monday last from noon till night. I guess it was that cured her though she was...  

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1862 Letter to Joseph E. Brown, Governor of Georgia

Extremely rare communication detailing "a plan for making a new kind of [Confederate] gun that we will call a packet cannon!"

2 pages, 7 3/8 x 9 1/2, in ink, written by J. Henry Hammond, (12th Georgia Artillery) to Georgia Governor Joseph E. Brown, with a diagram of the gun at the center of page 1.

Camp Jackson, Savannah, [Ga.], Feb. 24th, 1862

To his Excellency

Jos. E. Brown

Dear Sir,

Below find a plan for making a new kind of gun that we will call a "Packet Cannon." It...  

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10th Connecticut Infantry Letter

1863 Siege of Charleston

Firing on Fort Sumter

Battle of Fort Wagner, South Carolina


4 pages, 5 x 8, in pencil, written by Lieutenant Benjamin Wright, to his wife.

"on the morning of the 17th August 1863 the siege of Charleston commenced. Our batteries opened at daylight. Apparently the Reb’s all the later part of the night had made up their minds something was up. Forts Johnson & Gregg fired as though they were mad. Our siege opened in fine shape fairly making things howl around [Forts] Wagner & Gregg and...  

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2nd Mississippi Cavalry Letter

"Tell Bob he ought to have been with us at Corinth. He thought he heard the cannons roar up in Tennessee, but he did not hear anything to what it was up at Corinth."

3 pages, 6 1/4 x 8, written in a bold and neat pencil hand by Sergeant B.J. Caldwell, Co. G, 2nd Mississippi Cavalry, to his wife.

Camp Near Salem, [Miss.], October the 16th, 1862

Dear Wife,

I again take my pencil in hand to drop you a few lines to let you hear from me again. I have no news to write on. Tom [is] well & doing very...  

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5th Maine Infantry Letter

Written by Major Clark S. Edwards, future Colonel of the regiment

He commanded the 5th Maine Infantry during the battle of Gettysburg!

Promoted to Brevet Brigadier General for gallant conduct during the Civil War!

1862 eight page letter with original cover signed twice by Major Edwards with excellent content defending the Army of the Potomac and citing some of their recent battles!

"we had one hundred & fifty thousand men, the finest army the world ever saw, but where is it now. The remnants are here, but the largest...  

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CL546

Extremely Rare 1861 Letter, Sex in the Civil War Era

The author of this letter attended and witnessed and writes about a "Whore Ball" in Huntsville, Alabama!

Also includes content regarding famous Presbyterian clergyman, Frederick A. Ross, who had a national feud with the famous Methodist preacher William G. Brownlow of Tennessee!


4 pages, 5 1/8 x 8 1/4, in in ink, written by W. Mastin to his friend Tom.

Huntsville, [Alabama], Jany. 18th [1861]

Dear Tom,

I suppose you think Bob Shields* was very near true when he said I was a very poor...  

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1862 Confederate Business Letter From Augusta, Georgia Regarding Cotton

Folded letter used as the envelope to mail the correspondence from Augusta, Ga. to Graniteville, S.C.


7 1/2 x 8 1/2, in ink, written by B.S. Dunbar to Messrs. J.J. Gregg & Co. in Graniteville, South Carolina. The letter which bears the date line of Augusta, (Ga.), Dec. 3d, 1862 discusses the cotton business. It is signed, "Very Truly, B.S. Dunbar." The letter was folded in such a way as to create a blank panel that was used in the same way that an envelope would be used to address the letter to the recipient....  

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1863 Confederate Artillery Letter, Ashland, Virginia Light Artillery

Writes of the Great Christian Revival in the Army of Northern Virginia not long after the battle of Gettysburg!


4 pages, 5 x 7 1/4, in ink, written by Private Philip Samuel Mosby, to his sister, Polly G. Woodson. Very neat and well written Confederate letter.

Orange Ct. House, [Virginia] Aug.19th, 1863

My Dear Sister,

I joyfully received you kind favor of the 22nd of July and hasten to reply the morning after getting it. I got one of the same date from Nancy, and it really looked to me that...  

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