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The day after the State of Alabama seceded from the Union the commander of the Canebrake Rifle Guards writes Governor Andrew B. Moore congratulating him on the move while tendering his company's service, 1p. 4to., letter written by Capt. Richard Clarke, commander Co. D, 4th Alabama Infantry, April 25, 1861, Uniontown, Ala., Jan. 12, 1861, reading, in part: "It gives me great pleasure to be able to communicate…the resolution…adopted with great unanimity. Resolved, That the Capt. of the Cane Brake Rifle Guards…is hereby instructed to tender the services of the Company to His Excellency, the Gov. of Alabama to be employed…as he may see fit. News of Secession has just reached us [and was] received by three cheers. You deserve…the thanks of our entire State. Accept my earnest congratulations for your manly and patriotic conduct…Rich'd. Clarke, Capt." Negligible toning, else VG.
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The Alabama Volunteer Corps Canebrake Rifle Guards Offer Their Service To The Day After The State's Secession

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Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $552.50
Estimate: $500 - $750
Auction closed on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
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