1864 Civil War Union Soldier’s Letter—writer Describes Battle Involvement For Sale

1864 Civil War Union Soldier’s Letter—Writer Describes Battle Involvement . A letter written by a Union soldier with a letter location of Fredericksburg Virginia, and letter is dated 05/16/1864. The soldier describes a battle in which he was involved, and that he believed the battle occurred on May 10 1864—from my research the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House was fought May 8-21, 1864 near Fredericksburg, so what he describes may have been this battle. He also talks about visiting the cemetery in Fredericksburg where George Washington’s mother is buried and visiting her tomb. Because the letter was written with a hard lead pencil, the writing is quite light but fully legible. Overall condition of letter is good with some expected age conditions—the right and left sides of the horizontal fold crease have separated leaving only the center fold crease holding the letter together. Estimated value: $25-$50. Would make a very good addition to any collection.

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