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    Civil War - Group of Confederate Documents: Group lot of nineteen assorted Confederate documents including: Brief ALS by Varina Jefferson Davis dated Oct. 16, 1899, sending her good wishes, with a small photo and her obituary attached at bottom and mounted to a larger board, otherwise very good; an ALS from a Confederate sympathizer to Gen. Ruggles, Tupelo, Miss, April 19, 1863, advising him that "Fifteen hundred Federal Cavalry camped last night 4 miles South of New Albany, moved this morning..."; secretarial copy of intelligence regarding Union activity sent to General A.H. Gladden dated March 12, 1862; a Confederate $50 bill, Richmond, Feb. 17, 1864; three individual medical reports detailing injuries and wounds sustained by soldiers, including a single document with seven endorsements on verso supporting a wounded soldiers request to not return to combat; a three page ALS written to a soldier in combat with a second ALS from his mother written on the last page; partly-printed document issuing a surgeon his pay of $162 for the period of time between Mar. 31, 1864 and April 30, 1864; a Confederate railroad ticket stamped "Payable at this office at Government rates... Transportation office CSA"; a homemade envelope bearing a Jefferson Davis stamp with postal cancellation; and five $500 Confederate Bonds and three $100 Confederate, all are incomplete and in fair condition with considerable paper loss, uneven toning and creasing. Overall condition, save the bonds, is good to very good. Lot should be inspected for content and condition.

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    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
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