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War-date Confederat Document Signed by Frederick Lynn Childs (1831-1894) Captain of Child’s South Carolina Light Artillery, 1pp. folio, Arpil 6, 1861, Castle Pinckney enlisting H.O. Wills of Washington D.C. “as a soldier in the Army of the Confederate States of America.” Signed by Wills and the examining surgeon. Fine condition. The son Thomas Childs, a distinguished War of 1812 officer, Major Frederick L. Childs graduated West Point in 1855. He briefly served at Fort Monroe, Florida, West Point, and Fort Moultrie before posting to the Texas frontier. In March 1861, Childs resigned and offered his services to the Confederacy.
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War-date Document Signed by Captain Childs and Week Before Fort Sumter

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