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    Partially Printed Confederate Enlistment Certificate, two pages, 8" x 9.5", Charleston, South Carolina, April 3, 1861. English-born John Thomas Brierley, aged twenty, here enlists in the Confederate Army for a period of five years. The location of his enlistment is Castle Pinckney, an early 19th century fort that helped defend Charleston harbor. Assuming he was posted to this location, young Brierley would soon witness the bombardment of Fort Sumter and later play host to Yankee prisoners after First Manassas. Two smoothed folds, some damp stains. Fine condition.

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    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
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