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    Edward Walthall Autograph Letter Signed with cover. Two pages, 8" x 10.5", "Beauvoir P.O. Harrison Co. Miss.", January 9, 1880. Former Confederate General Walthall replies to David Wall, at the request of "Ex-President Davis" concerning the Battle of the Sabine Pass in Texas. The letter has folds; the cover has separated into two pieces.

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    Mississippi native Edward Walthall supplies Wall, of Buffalo, New York, with information on "the Federal forces" which were "immediately engaged" in the battle. The Battle of the Sabine Pass took place on September 8, 1863. Walthall ends the letter by writing that the "Confederate forces engaged, according to the report of Major General Magruder, commanding the District, consisted of about two hundred men, with 'three guns of small calibre.'"

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