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JOHN H. WINDER(1800 - 1865) Confederate brigadier general and commander of the Confederate Libby Prison, Belle Isle and the notorious prison at Andersonville. He escaped the hangman, dying just before war's end. War-date A.L.S. "J H Winder Brig" 1p. oblong 8vo., [n.p. but likely Richmond, n.d.], to the Provost Marshall, in part: "...Peter Cren will be permitted to take his tobacco to the River warehouse...this Tobacco must be placed in a station to be immediately destroyed in care of receipt...". Irregular top and bottom margins, otherwise very good.
Estimate $ 200-300

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