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Confederate Items
        
  Blockade Running Letters & Documents

       



                                                
    Charleston & S.C. Railroad Letter Re.            S.C. Palmetto Sharp Shooter              
 Regulations Imposed by S.C. State Gov.        
Letter: Pickets Talk to Enemy!






      
                                   

            CS Troops in Charleston                                  Seceded State of S.C.
    Get Equipped -Rare Stationary!                            Sets up Government

 

 
          


                
                             

  

                
                                         
      2nd Va. - Stonewall Brig. Surg.                         French Man-of-War Arrives
      Describes Cedar Creek Deaths                         
in Charleston Harbor - Gives           
                                                                                         Intelligence to the South!!!      


              



 

       
                          

     After S.C. Seceded: This is the Actual                  11th AL. 6 Pg Soldier's Letter
Document AUTHORIZING CERTIFICATES        Near Fredericksburg May 19, 1863
       OF STOCK TO PROVIDE FOR THE                    

      MILITARY DEFENSE OF THE STATE"              
                       - Dec. 29th, 1860                                                

                                                                                       

       

                                         


            
                                              

   Columbia June 7, 1861 - SC has                  The Collector of the Port of Georgetown,
 Seceded & Gov. Pickens Stops the                 S.C. Imprisoned on Charge of Treason!
Work of Building the State House!               ALS by SC Gov. F. W. Pickens June 7, 61






 
                 
                                    

           CS "German Light Artillery" -                    7th S.C. Inf. - Pvt. John B. Allen 
     Capt. Bachman, Hampton Legion                 Describes the Battle of Manassas!
 HALF MOON BATTERY, CHARLESTON

 


 

                                                   

             ALS S.C. Gov. Pickens                                     Most Beautiful Excavated  
           
Re. Columbia Arsenal                                                 Georgia Buckle   


 


 
                    
                                 
    "Kirkwood Rangers" - S.C. Holcombe                   Arming the C.S.S. Nashville
 Legion Cavalry - Nice October 1861 Letter 
with Cover Describing Camp in Richmond

 

               


 
                                
    CS Enlistment Doc. - Batt. Pringle,              "The first year of the Independence
 James Is. - Lucas Battn. S.C. Hvy. Art.          of the State of S.C." - Military Comm.
                                                                                   Signed by Gov. Francis W. Pickens


  
 

                
                         
                        

     

                                                        
              Southern Patriotism                                  Charleston ADVERSITY COVER - 
          Augusta, GA.  May 1, '60                            Made from Title Page of Rare Book!






                                                  
  1st Va. Cav. - Written from New Market                  S.C. Begins Its Honor Roll
  Great Content Mentions Col. Pendleton!                          of Fallen Heroes



 
                                                  
              

                                                                 
        4th N.C. Inf. - Capt. Wm. Marsh who                  CS Lt. Col. Frank H. Langley's
  Would Die at Antietam Writes Great Content            Old First Virginia Colorful 

about the Richmond
Campaign - Describes the                          Broadside
   Death of Capt. T. Blount at Gaines' Mill, Va.




 
 
 
                                                   
         Future 8th TX. Cav., "Texas Ranger"                Letter from Lt. W. G. Atkinson, CS  
   Isaac Fulkerson Describes
Charleston, S.C.         Engineer Sending Gen. Beauregard
   as the City
Prepares to Fire on Fort Sumter -      Maps from Manassas, July 5th, 1861!

            An Amazing Descriptive Letter!
                
 



 
                                                 
        Important Letter by CS Congressman                     Letter & CDV - Illustrated London
     Wm. Porcher Miles - WRITING SC GOV.                News Correspondent Frank Vizetelly
     BONHAM CLARIFIES GOVERNMENTS                  who Traveled with J.E.B. Hd. Qrters.
     ROLE IN BLOCKADE RUNNING & THE        
 CURRENT STATUS OF THE CONFEDERACY!       






                                            
                Fort Sumter Dec. 16, 1864                            Jan. 1861 Charleston Broadside
          Actual Letter Re. the Conduct of                 by R. Semmes, Office of Light-House
       CS Gen. R. S. Ripley at Fort Sumter!           Board, U.S. Treasury Dept... Before He

                                                                                    Joins the Confederacy! Along with War -
                                                                                     Date Autograph as Captain in CS Navy!





                   
                                                 

  CONFEDERATE NAVAL COMMISSION -             Large War-Date Autograph of CS
    PRINTED IN ENGLAND FOR THE                            
  General B. H. Robertson   
 CONFEDERACY - A SMALL GROUP OF        
CS NAVY & CS MARINE COMMISSIONS       
   WERE CAPTURED (ACCORDING TO           
          OFFICIAL RECORDS) BY THE            
                 UNION BLOCKADE                                  




 

 
                   

                                                 
           Interesting Letter Re. Genl.                   6th Ark. Inf. Letter & Fine Envelope
     Beauregard Visiting Fort Sumter,                     with Stamps & Chattanooga      
    July 1863 - Written by His Brother                    Cancellation - "Camp Matty   
        and Aide, A. N. T. Beauregard                                       Runnels, Tn." 

           




                      

                      
                                     
  2nd Tenn. Inf. Letter - Describes Killing a         Confederacy Orders Uniforms
  Giant Eagle with 7 1/2 Wingspan! - THIS                         from England   
   LETTER IS WRITTEN BY A PEN MADE
 FROM ONE OF THE EAGLES FEATHERS! -
      Writer gives long description of what
               to do with hated Yankees!


                   



            

                    
                                       
       Rockbridge Art. Letter - "Dr. Dabney         Our Finest CS Broadside: SUTLER
     preached for us here after the battle.               OF EARLY'S DIVISION, W. P.

  The Chaplains in each regt. preached the          ELIASON - GOODS FOR SALE

    same day. Gen. Jackson attended ours.
  He stood up the whole time.  I suppose he
 was afraid he would go to sleep." - Thomas
M. Wade (Became Mayor of Lexington, Va.!)



                                                               
         


                                                             
 CS Texas Broadside - By Col. John S. "Rip"               Confederate Sheet Music
Ford, The Texan who Fought the Last Battle       "Confederacy March, Dedicated
  of the Civil War at Palmito Ranch, Where             to President Jefferson Davis"
  he Refused to Surrender to Negro Troops               





                                           
        CS Cover - Chester C.H., S.C. -                         CDV of CS Gen. James Simons
     Sent to Wm. Henry Gist, Leader
   of the Secession Movement in S.C.!






                                 
        8th Ga./Hampton Legion Cav.                       Palmetto Guard - P.P. Gaillard 
         Our Best CS Patriotic/Letter                  Seeks Permission to Join the Palmetto

         Combination - REMEMBER                        Guard in Kershaw's Regt. in Va.
       BARTOW  - Battle of Bull Run




       
                             

          
                                                                 
     CS General W. D. Pender "A                           12th Miss. Soldier Writes from
  Signature Impossible to Obtain"                Frederick, Md. - Captured Stationary
        Cover Signed to His Wife





         
                                       
      4th Va. Inf. LIBERTY HALL VOLS. -                  Confederate General R. S. Ripley
        POW Letter & Cover from Point                   Writes from Charleston, S.C. on Rare
     Lookout
, MD. - Thomas M. Turner,                 "Head Quarters Provisional Forces"
              Captured at Gettysburg
                                  Stationary - October 5th, 1861





          
                                     
    37th N.C. Inf. - Felix J. Williams (KIA             Equipping the Beaufort, SC Artillery  
 Chancellorsville) Writes Home Using the                
   the Most Colorful & Unique Stationary!
                 






                                 
      Stonewall Jackson's Coconut Drinking               4th Alabama - Hood's Brigade
      Cup - The Amazing True Story how he                   Chickamauga Battle Letter

       got it! - A Letter Out of Gen. Fitz Lee's
         Collection - Now, Where's the Cup?







                                                   
              Amazing 1911 CS Philatelic                            Rare Fort Sumter CSA Order
                       Society Program                                  May 19th, 1863 - Praising the Men
                                                                                       Who Have Served on Fort Sumter
                                                                                           & Ordering the Inscription of
                                                                                             their Service on their Flags






                                                  
        18th Va. Inf. - Richard Ferguson                6th Va. Cav. - Archibald Clarke of
            (Garnett's Div.) Captured in 
            Loudoun Co., Va. - Fort Delaware Letter,
        Pickett's Charge - Writes 7/15/63       Examined Cover & Rare Ft. Delaware Docs
                    from Fort Delaware
                          





                                                                 
                                                               
  38th AL. Inf. - John W. Wilson Writes Home -           2nd Tenn. Inf. - CS Soldier Letter
 Nice Stamped CS Envelope with Chattanooga,      Announcing the Death of Gen. Leonidas
TN. July 9, 1863 Cancellation - "The Yankees       Polk at Pine Mountain, Ga. June 14, 1864
       throwed their shells at us pretty thick,             
KENNESAW MOUNTAIN CAMPAIGN
                one burst in ten feet of me."

 
                                                   
              



                                                               
    58th N.C. (Partisan Rangers) - Letter &                38th AL. CS Letter & Stamped Cover
  Stamped Cover from Moses E. Thompson -       Battle of Missionary Ridge "We saved our
     Would be Wounded 2 Months Later at           lives by running through a perfect shower
       the Battle of Chickamauga - Written            of musket & rifle balls" - Camp Near Dalton,
               on Ornate "Necessity" Paper
                     Ga. Dec. 9th, 1863 - Died before he could
                                                                                                 come home to his wife & babes





                
                                                         
      Famous Southerners Write President                          Plight of Blacks During
     Buchanan to Appoint Henry Laurence                   Reconstruction: "My servant
        Ingraham to the U.S. Marine Corps -                 who left me...desire to return to
     Signed by Wm. Porcher Miles, William                     their old home" - Important
 Water Boyce, Laurence M. Keitt + 3 Others                       Letter from Alabama



         
            


                   
                                      
 CS Letter & TURNED COVER - Pvt. Warren          54th Ga. Wm. Reddish Co B Writes
  Ward, 1st Battalion Ga. Sharp Shooters -         from Jonesboro, Ga. Sept. 16th, 1864
       "IN LINE OF BATTLE, ATLANTA"                Ten Day Armistice, Sherman Demands
                                                                                                all Citizens out of Atlanta!




 

                                                                          

    Former CS Gen. Alexander ALS - Writes from              6th Ark. CSA - Priv. Thompson
"South Island" near Georgetown, S.C. - Military      Describes trip on several rivers in Ark
   Comments about Cavalry to Writer Robert U.         to join the Regt. in Sept. 1861 - With
      Johnson, Editor of Battles and Leaders            Great Cover: Defaced Washington & Paid
                                                                                            10 Hamburg, Ark. Sep. 11 ('61) Postmark





                                                              
            Important Letter by Col. Aldrich                     38th AL. - Battle of Fort Morgan, AL.
       to Gov. Bonham Re. the State of S.C.'s                            Later Killed in Action!  
        in Blockade Running & its use of the
      Blockade Runner Alice & Fannie of the 
       Bee Line Shipping Co. - Also Discusses 
            N.C.'s The Advance & Petersburg
            


                          
                                                       


                   
                                                     
       In Feb. '61 The "Spartan Riflemen"                       CS Immortal 600 - Letter Written by Va.
             - Train on Sullivan's Island!                               Cav. Major Murray - Amazing Content!







                                                                        
   19th AL. - Treadwell Writes "Camp near                   19th Al. Inf. "Camp near Corinth, Miss"
             Tupelo on Mobile & Ohio R.R."                         3/18/1862 - 6 Full Pgs from E. Treadwell
                                                                                        "We had a battle in Ark. the other day.  We got
                                                                                             the best of it.  Price had cut off the enemies
                                                                                                     baggage and Pike was on the other
                                                                                                            side with 6,000 Indians..."






                                                                                            
   19th Al. Inf. - "Camp of Hoods Corps between                 7th Al. Inf. - 4 Letters from Dupree:
 Cartersville & Altoona, Ga. May 22nd, 64" - "I               Warrington, FL. 9/8/61, Corinth, Miss.
   have been in some warn & dangerous places         5/11/62, Tupelo, Miss. 6/9/62, & Corinth, Miss.
   but still live while others have fell nearby to             5/26/62 - "We had a little battle on the 9th
  rise no more."  - "IF I HAD OF KNOWN THAT            & took 800 prisoners & killed good many."
     OUR COUNTRY WAS GOING TO BE LEFT         "The Yankees shot all around me but they could
    WITH THE ENEMY I SHOULD HAVE BEEN            not hit me" - They shoot at us a half a mile
                         LAST TO LEAVE IT."                                               & killed several of our men."






                                                                                                 
       CS Engineers Letter - Lt. B. L. Blackford -             3rd TX. Cav. - Cover & Letter from Douglas
       Norfolk, Va. Dec. 30th, 1861 - Excellent              John Cater, Rusk County, Tx. - Writing from
descriptions of Negroes digging up shells while          Itawamba Co., Miss. Cater Describes Two
   still hot, Fortress Monroe, Gala Parties, etc
.                         Cavalry Battles near Corinth


  
           


                                                                               
   19th AL. Inf. - Corinth, Miss.  3/26/1862                 Remarkable CS CDV, Signed on the Front -
 - Preparing for the Battle of Shiloh - "Our               Lt. James Daviess, 5th KY. Cav. Dukes Brig, 
  Blacksmiths are engaged in making pikes"          Morgan's Div., Wheeler's Corps, Army of Tenn.    
  "Gen. Beauregard is gathering up all the
   church bells he an get to make cannons"
 - An Amazing Content Letter by a Hospital
   Worker, who describes in Graphic Detail
             the Sick & Wounded Soldiers






            
       48th Miss. Inf. - Best Description               
       of Trading with the Enemy - A. J.                          
              Jones, W.I.A. Gettysburg