Antique 1865 Civil War Letter Rapidan Virginia * Bad Conditions Narrative
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Antique 1865 Civil War Letter Rapidan Virginia * Bad Conditions Narrative:
This is an Apr 26, 1865 letter from "Uncle Charlie" complaing of the after war hardships living in Rapidan Virginia. He talks of the ruination of his life and farm due to the war, being under the lash and galling yolk of the "National Masher", paying Internal External $ Eternal Taxes and all the things he's doing to survive.. Interesting snapshot from someone in a small town destroyed by the war and written just 17 days after Appomattox. Buyer pays $4 ph, International Canada Hawaii Alaska Pays actual postage.