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Partially printed parole, 8" x 6-3/4", period folds and repaired splits, datelined "Headquarters Army of Kentucky, Richmond Ky., Sept. 1st 1862". This was issued to and signed by "Andrew Coperhaver, a private in Co. E, 12th Ind Volunteers, a prisoner of war, captured by the Confederate troops under General Kirby Smith and this day paroled ...." The Battle of Richmond, Kentucky, fought August 29-30, 1862, was a stunning Confederate victory by Major General Edmund Kirby Smith against Union major general, William "Bull" Nelson's forces, defending the town. It was the first major battle in the Kentucky Campaign. The battle took place on and around what is now the grounds of the Blue Grass Army Depot, outside Richmond, Kentucky. There were 4303 Union soldiers surrendered.
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Unique Parole Of  Honor Issued By Kirby Smith - Battle of Richmond Kentucky

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Minimum Bid: $375.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $2,375.00
Estimate: $750 - $1,000
Auction closed on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
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