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War-date Confederate imprint, 3pp. octavo, Trenches near Petersburg, Va., Wise's Brigade, January 28, 1865, being "RESOLUTIONS OF WISE BRIGADE", and reads in part: "...The officers and men of this brigade seeing that there is much anxiety and gloom in the Congress and at the Capitol as to the war, and that portions of the army are moving upon the subject of peace, and its terms, and the mode of negotiating with the enemy; they respectfully submit their opinions and convictions as those of a part of the people, to the Congress and the country of the Confederacy. They solemnly and earnestly declare that they will never consent to yield that their native State of Virginia, and her confederates, were not each and all made free, sovereign and independent States, by their own act in 1776...They will never consent that the free, absolute and separate sovereignty and independence of these Confederate States shall be yielded or compromised in any particular, degree or form whatever...they utterly abhor and denounce any treaty of peace, agreement, or compromise which may propose or imply the degradation of the white race to the level of the negro, or which may abrogate the distinctions between races…" Toning at extremities, else VG.
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Imprint Resolution of Wise’s Brigade - “Will never consent to yield ...”

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Minimum Bid: $150.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $195.00
Estimate: $300 - $500
Auction closed on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
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