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          SPECIALIZING IN ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR MEMORABILIA        
Civil War Letters: Massachusetts 


1st Mass. Inf. - Spotsylvania Battle Letter - May 19, 1864


1st Mass. Inf. - Peninsula Campaign Battle Letter April 14th, 1862 - "Berdan Sharpshooters dropped a man about every time they fired."


   STOLEN 8/13/17   2nd Mass. - The Wife of Charles Mudge K.I.A. Gettysburg Presents Colonel Cogswell "A COLOR STAFF TO REPLACE THE ONE SHATTERED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE"


2nd Mass. Infantry – A Grieving Mother Wants to Know Information About her Son Who Died a Prisoner in Richmond, Va. – Two letters tell the sad story & they are sent to the Chaplain of the 2nd Mass, Alonzo H. Quint


7th Mass. Light Artillery - Long 6 Page Letter Describing Vicksburg after the Fall - White River Landing, Arkansas September 9th, 1864



15th Mass. Soldier’s Letter – Ball’s Bluff Battle – “I threw my cartridge box and belt into the Potomac and took my gun and started across. When I got about half way across, I went down and like to have gone down the second time when I dropped my gun.” “The men was shot all around.” “I saw Col. Baker when he was shot and helped carry him off the field. He was shot by 5 bullets.”


16th Mass. Inf. - Graphic Battle Letter Describing Malvern Hill & 2nd Bull Run Written by Harris D. Clark - Helped Save the Life of Asa D. Smith in Bruce Catton's Book!


16th Mass. Inf. - Excellent Fair Oaks Battle Letter - Decaying Rebels Made the Atmosphere Very Unpleasant - One of Our Men Wounded in the Side: "The Rebels had run a bayonet through his neck & searched his pockets."