Raynors HCA 2018-03
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An early war-date Union brevet brigadier general's letter, 2pp., 4to., written by then 2nd Lieut. John Willian, Jr. (1835-1869), 4th New Jersey Militia, "Camp Princeton, [Arlington Heights, Va.], June 16, 1861," in part: "…3 Regts came over from Washington…and encamped about 2 miles in advance of us…there was a very solemn duty…preformed this morning by our Regt. It was the drumming out of one of the soldiers. He belonged to the Camden Zouaves [Company G.] The whole of our Regt was in line when he was brought out of the guard house…he marched up & down our line & then he was marched 3 miles into Washington. All this was the penalty for striking a sergeant…it is the greatest disgrace that can be heaped on a soldier…J. Willian, Jr." Fold separation repaired with tape, else VG
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One of The Camden Zouaves Is Drummed Out of Camp

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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $169.40
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Thursday, March 15, 2018.
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