Civil War Letter
George B. Dowsman
Company H 75th Indiana Infantry "I have not yet got the strength to sit up on a knapsack long enough to write a very lengthy letter." - SOLD
A period letter, easy to read and well written; aches and pains of camp life; thanking his sister for sending stamps which he traded for a chicken and loaf of soft bread..."and got me the best dinner I have had for a long time." Mentions letter not getting home and that "the letter was captured while going up the river to Louisville." Lined paper with The Great battle of Manassas, Sept. 30th, 1862; measures: 4.5 x 7.75 inches.
146-50 - SOLD
Collection of 24 Period Civil War Covers
Most of the covers are unused. Several are related to Col. Ellsworth, two have "contraband" illustration (one used), one of the 69th NY, and one with the Boston State House.
Dimensions of each: 5.5 by 3.25-inches.
$525 for the lot
Grouping of Vermont
Civil War Documents
Includes blank enlistment forms, receipts for swords and other weapons, clothing voucher for 6th VT soldier wounded at The Wilderness. All in good to very good condition.
Civil War Period Sheet Music
"We Are Coming Father Abraham 300,000 More"
Featuring classic Union battle cry, printed in Boston, c. 1862. Stains. Matted and framed.
Civil War Period
Minstrel Show Sheet Music
"When This Cruel War is Over"
Sheet music for "Weeping, Sad and Lonely," better known today as "When This Cruel War is Over" by Charles Carroll Sawyer and Henry Tucker, c. 1863, stained. Matted and framed.
Downfall of England, Pamphlet
Book Description: Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson & Brothers, 1862, 1862. -30 pp. as issued with some folding, shelf and storage wear; better than a reading copy, but not pristine. a fiery attack on the English in the characteristic style of the eccentric Train who predicts that if they continue interfere in Irish affairs Thomas Francis Meager "will be back again in Dublin with a body-guard of ten thousand veteran Irish soldiers from the battle fields of Richmond"
Civil War Sheet Period Sheet Music
Music "Kingdom Coming"
Sheet music titled "Kingdom Coming" by Henry C. Work, illustration depicts a man in civilian clothes carrying a truncheon with a number of ironclads moving in same direction on river in background. Very good condition. Matted and framed.
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