2022-07 Raynors HCA Auction
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Nice Federal soldier’s letter written by “P(hilip) J. Carlton who on 8/11/1862 mustered into "G" Co. IN 7th Infantry. Datelined Campof the 7th Ind. Vols., Culpepper VA., Jan. 8th ‘64, 3pp. In part, “We are encamped about 1/2 mile from this town, which once was a very nice place, but now is almost ruined. I was over yesterday and saw only two women. The finest house I think in town is one that the famous Extra Billy Smith built his family ... I got two Rebel Infantry buttons which was cut off the coat of a dead Rebel Lieut. at the battle of Gettysburg. You will see by one of them, they are Alabama buttons. I will also send you a bone ring which was given me by a Lieut. of the 4th Michigan ... We are about six miles from John Minor Botts farm. The first time I have an opportunity, I will go up there and get a piece of wood of some description and have a little article made of it for you. ....”
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The Soldier Has Two Alabama Buttons Cut From A Dead Lieyt. KIA At Gettysburg

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Minimum Bid: $200.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $250.00
Estimate: $300 - $500
Auction closed on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
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