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    Colonel John S. Mosby Autograph Letter Signed "Jno. S. Mosby." Three pages, 5.25" x 6.75", The Garde, Hartford, Connecticut, December 11, 1910. The content discusses his lecture tour, his cordial reception everywhere, and it reads in part, "…Yesterday the head of Colt's Arms Factory sent his automobile for me (I have surrendered to the Automobile) & showed me over his factory. I told them that I had one bullet still in me & four bullet holes made by Colts pistols & that I had a desire to see how they are made…" John S. Mosby was a noted Cavalry leader in the Confederate Army, he was known as the "Grey Ghost" because of his ability to disappear and hide from Union troops along with his men. The letter is in very fine condition; usual folds are present; pencil notations present on page 1,2 and 4. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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