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Autograph Letter Signed by Thomas Markham, Confederate chaplain with Wither's Artillery Regiment from Mississippi, 3p. quarto, with integral leaf addressed to his mother in Amite Count, Mississippi, postmarked Vicksburg, Mississippi, and seated "PAID 10" Dietz 1B. The letter reads in part; "…We have concluded to locate for the winter in the building known as "The College" two miles from the Hall's Ferry in Clairborne Co. Mrs. Learbs, Jennie, Em & Mary with their children & servants [?] in getting supplies. Prices are enormous. Flour $45, sugar 24cts, Ric 15ct, Coffee $1.50 lb & other things in proportion. By putting our purses together the families can live. They will be comfortably located. I have just been appointed Chaplain of Wither's Artillery Regiment. The appointment was made on recommendation of Capt. Cowan. I am successor of Rev. Dr. Lord who resigned about a fortnight since. I will report for duty the 1st Sab. In Sept… I hope you will be able to procure the homespun for my overcoat & send it by Will. Julius Culbertson wants but three yards for a pair of pants. A dark brown, color will suit both of us…We are all very well…Have no word of Buckner's Company, still in Washington Co…" VG.
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Confederate chaplain from a Mississippi artillery regiment

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Minimum Bid: $150.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $406.25
Estimate: $300 - $500
Auction closed on Saturday, January 18, 2020.
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