Please note our new address: 98 Bohemia Ave Suite 2  Chesapeake City, MD 21915
Phone 203-276-1570 / Fax 203-883-1483 / Email sales@alexautographs.com
     

Full Details for Lot 312

Previous LotNext Lot
Click to enlarge

Sale 38 Lot 312

CONFEDERATE PRISONER'S LETTER
Confederate prisoner's letter, 1p. 4to., Fort Delaware, Oct. 13, 1864 to a man in Philadelphia. Lt. Wiley W. Ward of Co. I, 44th Va. Infy. writes, in part: "...Capt. R. H. Gilliam...was sent off for exchange last week being in bad health; he left an order with me to receive whatever contributions might be sent to him. We belonged to the same Co. & were from the same vicinity. Lt. P. H. Fitzgerald...was sent South from P[oint] Lookout in the latter part of last Spring. His Brother Lieut. Col. J. P. F. of the 23rd Va. Regt. Was captured on the 12th of May last & was at this place for some time but luckily was among the first batch of Prisoners sent to Charleston & there exchanged...". Folds, light wear, else very good.
Estimate $ 200-300

Back    Inquiry   
 

© Alexander Historical Auctions.  Images, descriptions and condition reports used on this site are original copyright material and are not to be reproduced without permission. For further information telephone (203) 276-1570

   
Copyright © 2017 Alexander Historical Auctions, LLC - All rights reserved. | Site Map | Legal | Privacy Policy