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    1864 Pro-Lincoln Election Letter. 4-page letter written in ink on bifolium lined writing paper, Headquarters 9th A.C., Petersburg, Virginia, September 21, 1864, from Jonathan Hogue to his friend George. "The news is that Gen Sherdon has thrashed them out in the Shanandoir Valey. If that news is so reb Early will hafto fall back on Richmond and then Grant will cut off all their communications... Well about the election are the Coperheads going to put in Litle Mack and give the South their independence. I hope not. If we can get Old Abe again I think this thing will be settled up as it should be. I think the army will go for Old Abe. Well thare is no news of importance in front of Petersburg. They keep up a rite smart of cannonading and skirmishing along the lines." Small area of restoration in lower right that extends through entire letter.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    12th Saturday
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