Civil War Letter From Warrenton, Mississippi Re: Thieves On Army Steamboats 1863
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Civil War Letter From Warrenton, Mississippi Re: Thieves On Army Steamboats 1863:
Original Civil War letter dated June 9, 1863 from Warrenton, Mississippi written by an angry Quartermaster to the Chief Quartermaster of the Department of Tennessee asking him to get rid of several steamboat captains. In part, he writes "Captains and men are a pack of thieves & put me to a great deal of troubles. I receipted the other day for a lot of commissary stores & before I got them across the river, half of them were stolen." This is written just a few weeks before the fall of Vicksburg. Written and signed by Captain George W. Anderson, who was personally responsible financiall;y for goods in his care. Size about 7 3/4" x 9 3/4" . $3 shipping. Authenticity and buyer satisfaction guaranteed.