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    Union Soldier's Autograph Letter Signed. Three integral pages, 4.75" x 7.5", "Camp near Dallis Ga," May 31, [circa 1864]. Writing home to his father, he talks about the latest battle: "Firing has been going on all the time...the rebels made a desperate assault on our line but them met with a bloody reception...We lost Twelve hundred men in our Divs...we ran on two reb batteries and a strong rifle pit...The batteries opened up...so we fell back...The whole strength of the Union Army will be brought...I suppose the rebels will do the same..." Light staining along the folds which does not affect the text. With original transmittal envelope.

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    December, 2012
    8th Saturday
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