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    Confederate Army General Archive of Post-War Letters. This outstanding collection features ten post-War letters by noted Confederate Army generals, including: Lucius Jeremiah Gartrell (ALS dated August 20, 1889, mentioning photographer Mathew Brady), Thomas Lafayette (Tex) Rosser (ALS dated December 1, 1898, noting his appointment as consul-general at Havana), Henry Washington Hilliard (ALS dated February 14, 1856, concerning the Battle of Rutherford's Farm), William Brimage Bate (ALS dated December 16, 1898), William Booth Taliaferro (ALS dated February 11, 1889), Edward Cary Walthall (LS dated December 12, 1879, regarding a "list of the General Officers of the Confederate Army from Mississippi"), Thomas Lowndes Snead (ALS, no date), William Stephen Walker (ALS dated April 15, 1892), Philip Dale Roddey (ALS dated December 2, 1893), and Felix Huston Robertson (ALS dated July 11, 1909). Each letter has been professionally mounted to an overall size of 8.5" x 11". Some minor age toning, but each letter is in outstanding condition. Prospective buyers are advised to view all items in the lot prior to bidding. An exceptional archive of fine to very fine letters by Confederate Generals!

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2010
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
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