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Civil War, Harper's Ferry Letter, Virginia War-time Content. 1861 For Sale
PLEASE NOTE: This week we are selling property from a great collection, celebrating Abraham Lincoln and the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War. S on any of this great, historical Americana!Civil War-time Soldier Autograph Letter SIGNED. 4p., 5 x 8" letter from a Jno. C. B. Bonen, addressed from Harpers Ferry, Heff Cty, VA, dated May 3, 1861. Letter regards the shape of the country at the start of the war, stating "…when the cloud of darkness did not loom up over our much beloved country when everything seemed to pour hot fumes into the heart of all nation but oh how different now but may the wrath of man be turned into the glory of God…" Then mentioning a Culpepper's Company, "…The company was stationing Harpers Ferry but since have been moved to a little place close to Callice Bolisor which is much more pleasant. Our company is 55 or so strong all in fine health and sprits except Bert who has the measles. There are said to be between 4000 or 5000 boots station at this place all in fine health. I believe the boys will all fight if ness.. I do not know how long we shall remain here as I understand this is considered a very important post one which will be likely first attack but if we remain and everything keeps quite I want to come home…"Original creasing with minor foxing and bleeding of standing through letter. as shown, overall fine condition. . Needless to say, this is a genuine original, period piece, not a copy or reproduction. Please see below for more specific details.Please see our OTHER sales and check back each week for more material.WE SHIP WORLDWIDE, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US FOR AN INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING QUOTE.sale Rules: All payments are due within 10 days of sale close. buyers who default on sales will be blocked from further offerding. We accept Paypal. Please contact us for payment methods for pay on pickup. We endeavor to provide the fullest most accurate descriptions possible but offer a full money-back guarantee (less postage and PayPal fees) on any single-item lot if not as represented for two weeks. After that point the sale has concluded. Group lots are sold "as is" and cannot be returned unless truly misrepresented. Feel free to email us with any questions you may have! Thank you! Note: New York residents will be charged applicable sales tax unless we have a valid and current resale number on file. Shipping: All domestic shipments are sent via the United States Postal Service and are sent by first class or media mail where applicable and is available for the price quoted. When purchasing multiple items, we will recalculate shipping to reflect combined shipments. International shipments are normally sent via first class air mail at the price quoted. Those wishing further security for their international shipments can request other services and will be re-quoted accordingly. Please note that normal handling time prior to shipment is between one and five days of receipt of payment. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE CAN'T COMBINE SHIPMENTS WITH LOTS SOLD VIA OUR OTHER ACCOUNT ( ID: extantamericana). WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.
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Civil War, Harper's Ferry Letter, Virginia War-time Content. 1861 : $238