Civil War Soldier Letter Hilton Head South Carolina 1863 Original Envelope Nice
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Civil War Soldier Letter Hilton Head South Carolina 1863 Original Envelope Nice:
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CIVIL WAR SOLDIER'S LETTER
A fine early vintageand genuine Civil War letter with the original envelope., a very fine Port Royal, S. C. postal mark and camp target cancellation. Dated at Hilton Head, S. C., Feb. 2, 1863. 3pp.[ letter found William L. Savage of the 10th Ct., wounded at Deep Bottom, rose in rankfrom Sgt. Major to 1st Lt. ] He was discharged because of his wounds. NOTE: We will send along our research with this original letter ]. No defects, no odors. Clean.
Mentions his sea trip down to Hilton Head, recruits not arrived yet. Many men sea sick from the trip., they are to get fresh meat as soon as the quartermaster arrives. They are not sure how long they will be there, says they had quite a time [ battle] at Charleston at the blockade. An English steamer with two engines on board and some rifles run the blockade and our gunboats followed her and had quite a skirmish in which two of them were disabled. They were valued at 2 million dollars. The Monitors that were laying here have gone down the Sound...they got the Nashville and some other Rebel craft...
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