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    Group of Civil War Documents including: Joseph Billings ALS. Two integral pages, 9.75" x 8", Fort Wayne [outside of Detroit], May 21, 1861, to his brother about "more dissatisfaction in our company now than ever before." [and:] AL Unsigned. Two pages, 5" x 8", n. p., n. d, back home, complaining of conditions in camp. Twenty Pay Vouchers. One page, 16.75" x 11", recording which account payment is to be made, the commencement and expiration, term of service to be charged, pay per month, total amount, and remarks. [and:] Six Discharge Certificates. One page, 8.5" x 10.75", being a "Certificate to be given to volunteers at the time of their discharge to enable them to receive their pay, &c." [and:] Muster Roll for Company "E," 139th New York Volunteer Infantry. One page, 30.5" x 25.75", Brooklyn, September 10, 1862. [and:] Song The Battle of Cedar Creek, October 19th, 1864. One printed page, 5" x 8", by C. A. Savage of Company "K," 8th Indiana. Played to the tune of "Old Dan Tucker." [and:] George B. McClellan Portrait. One page, 5" x 8". Full length, printed sketch of "Little Mac" in uniform. [and:] List of Quartermaster's Stores. One page, 11" x 17", Nashville, September 9, 1863. With an "Estimate of Clothing Camp and Garrison Equipage" for the "14th Army Corps, U. S. Army." [and:] Consolidated Morning Report, 52nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. One page, 30.75" x 10.5", Morris Island [South Carolina], December 6, 1863. [and:] Booklet A Rainy Day In Camp. Fourteen pages, 2.25" x 3.75", Philadelphia, circa 1862. Poem attributed to Mary Woolsey Howland. [and:] Booklet Christian Soldiers on the Field of Battle. Sixteen pages, 2.25" x 3.5", New York, 1864. Story of John Haime and the conversion of British soldiers, particularly Sampson Stainforth, to Methodism in Flanders during the War of Austrian Succession. [and:] ALS. Two integral pages, Schuylkill Haven [Pennsylvania], July 3, 1861, regarding the sale of the "fifth." [and:] J. C. Wallis ALS. One page, 8.25" x 10.25", "Fort Magruder," Galveston, May 21, 1864, regarding the ginning of cotton.

    From the estate of Houston collector Brent Burg.


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