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    CAMPAIGN LETTER "G. W. HAMMOND", 1ST U. S. DRAGOON, FT. FILLMORE, TEXAS ( NEW MEXICO) 1851 - Very scarce (2 page) letter/envelope depicting Indian Fighting. I"I now take this opportunity to inform you of my situation at present. I am at Fort fillmore Texas 45 miles from El Paser......I went out as orderly Sergent of Company of 45 men.... Naveows are the worst Indians in New Mexico or anywhere else. We entered Cannon DeShay there strong hold without any trouble saw a few Indians took one a prisoner. we shot 6 pound shells and grape killed about 45 of the rascals" Q... Etc. H. Comp 1st Dragoons G. W. Hammond New Mexico. Letter addressed to: Mr. Johny Hammond, Hill, New Hampshire with (paid) 5. Great historical letter. 7.5"x 9.5"

    Condition: Good with folds. Minor pin holes some slight discoloration


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    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
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