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    Union Sergeant Albert P. Lanphere: Four Civil War Letters. These letters concern property that Major A. J. Matterson seized from Lanphere. Lanphere writes two of these letters (January 24, 1864, and April 4, 1864) in defense of his possessions. Also included and referring to Lanphere's possessions is one letter written by Captain James McCartney (January 25, 1864) and one by Major Matterson (July 4, 1864). On the reverse of McCartney's letter is a receipt signed by Lanphere for several items, including one sword. A. P. Lanphere served in Company "I", 112th Illinois Infantry. Some staining and soiling to the letters.

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