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Great Souvenir - Sent in a Rebel Envelope!  101st Illinois Infantry Soldiers Letter - Savannah, Georgia Has Been Captured - "Our grand reviews have all been held in the streets of this beautiful city" - Praises Discipline of Sherman's 20th Corps, Slocum, Howard.... and Carelessness of Kilpatrick's Cavalry "As if they were looking for chickens!"  - Meets Sherman Walking in the City!

Peter A. Sinclair, a resident of Morgan County, Illinois, served as Commissary Sergeant for the 101st Illinois Infantry.  This four-page letter in ink written just after Savannah fell to Sherman is dated January 14th, 1865. 

Not only is it a great content letter, but at the top of the page is written “I send this envelope because it is Rebel and may be a curiosity.”  Here is the great content:


 

 

 The letter is in fine condition, written in nice dark ink.  The Confederate envelope is of the “brown lunch bag” type of paper and is in fine condition with an excellent three cent U.S. stamp. 

#L583IL - Price $350


































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