America’s Civil War Magazine in its Latest Issue Pictures “12 Unsung Heroes of Gettysburg”… and Lt. Col. Elijah V. White of the 35th Virginia Cavalry was one of these Greats – Offered is a Rare Soldiers Letter from One of His Men – “Hd qrts, White’s Cavalry Camp Near Paris, Oct 12th 1863”
This 4-page letter, with its conclusion at the top of the first page…making it 4 ½ pages, is written in ink and is easily read. It is written by Samuel Baker of Co F, 35th Battalion Virginia Cavalry. See our scan of additional information about Baker.

Here is some of the colorful content:
• “We made a raid last week into Fairfax Co. within 6 miles of Georgetown and brought out twenty-one prisoners and sixty-three horses.”

• “…The way the enemy followed us with 550 Cavalry and drove us to the mountains…”

• “The Col. Is off now with a scout of forty men and you may again hear of the adventures of this bloody 35th Battalion.”

One of the only few White’s Cavalry letters we have seen.

#CG460Va - Price $795