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    Union Soldier Captain Henry J. Gifford Autograph Letter Signed. Eight pages, 7.75" x 10", Warrenton [Virginia], September 1, 1863. Writes that his time of enlistment has expired and, if he is not reassigned, he will re-enlist as a private in a different regiment and climb the promotion ladder again. Gives a sentimental description of what "Home" means to him. Visits some of the homes around camp though they are "violently 'secesh.'" Talks extensively about his ideas of marriage. Gifford was captain in Co. "D," 33rd New York Infantry. One month later, he was transferred into Co. "F," 49th New York Infantry, as a captain. Folds show minor separation at the intersections.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2015
    19th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
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