Soldiers Letter 67th Ohio Infantry General Shields Battle Of Winchester


Soldiers Letter 67th Ohio Infantry General Shields Battle Of Winchester

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Soldiers Letter 67th Ohio Infantry General Shields Battle Of Winchester:
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Up for sale is a nice soldiers letter written by Sgt. Major Erwin Welsh of the 67th Ohio Infantry to his wife Jane in Fulton County Ohio. The letter is datelined Martinsburg, Saturday, April 26, 1862. Sgt. Welsh starts his letter bydescribing his travels withthe paymasterto various towns in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia including New Market and Woodstock. He states that the "boys are stationedthere [Woodstock] to guard the town and the trane of wagons as they pass through." He latersays that "I saw Generel [James] Shields last Thursday. He looked more like a farmer than a general. He went all through the hospital to visit the wounded soldiers. He carries his arm in a sling yet from the wound he got at the Battle of Winchester." Much of the rest of the letterconcerns the well-being of other Ohio soldiers in the Regiment and various money matters. The letter is in good shape and is fairly easy to read.This lettercomes with a nice cover with a Sc#65 and a blue Martinsburg, Va. postmark.

Soldiers Letter 67th Ohio Infantry General Shields Battle Of Winchester:
$69

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