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A great Confederate soldier's battle of Chattanooga letter, 2pp. 8vo., written by Pvt. J. W. Phillips, Co. C, 30th Alabama Infantry, "Camps near Dalton, Georgia, Nov. 30, 1864, in part: "…we have had a hard time for the last week fighting and running. The commenced on the 23rd and ended on the 25th. There was not much fighting on the 23 but they made up for it the 24 and 25. We got a little worsted the 24th…but on the 25th you must call it a draw fight. We whipped them like puppies on the right of our line but they broke our center in the evening and then we were compelled to retreat…our retreat did not commence until night which was conducted in good order. We are encamped about 2 miles southwest of Dalton, Georgia. When [you] direct your letter. Direct it to Chattanooga as usual until I send you different instructions. Our regiment faired well in the fight, loss only a few. We had only one wounded in our company [and] that was W. P. Davis…your son until death, J. W. Phillips…". Expected wear to this Confederate manufacture letter sheet, else VG.
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An Alabama Volunteer: We Got a Little Worsted The 24th During The Battle of Chattanooga

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Minimum Bid: $300.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $562.50
Estimate: $600 - $800
Auction closed on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
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