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A highly pro-Confederacy Alabama patriot's letter, 3pp. 4to., written by Daniel Monroe Fulenwider, "Clairbourne [Alabama], Jan. 23, 1861, Independa State of Ala., Head Quarters, Ala. Militia 26 Regiment, 4 Brigade, 2 diveson," addressed to Col. D. H. Morgan, Cincinnati, Ohio, reading, in part: "Dear Sir - their is no chance for any compromise with [the] North - the South is determined to stand up [for] her wrights [even] if she may perish in the attempt. We are one people in the South and stad as a unite to defend our wrights. We have taken all the forts and arsenals in Ala. and have 4 thousand men at Pensacola, Fla. to take the forts. We have in possession the Navy Yard and two of the forts - their is but one fort left - it has only 165 men which we have given them but a short time. If they do not surrender it. We will take it at all hazards. If the government should attempt to coresion. It will be a hard time. Their is nothing else but military men pass[ing] up and down [in] every boat. We are armoring the state and putting it in readiness every hour. We have 5 hundred men at work in Fort Morgan and the state of Ala. will have four or 5 thousand of a standing army always ready to meet any Black republican force. No man can stay in the South without belonging to a military company and subject to the orders of the governor of the state. We have all got our (armes) and are ready at any moment's warning to meet the North - there is not a chance for the Black republicans to do a thing with us. Their is no business doing here yet and there is little chance for a reaction soon as their is not much money in the country. Your respectfully, D. M. Fulenwider. PS: We do not allow a man to come down from North of [the] Mason Dixon line. We are determined never again to let a thieving Black republican to tread our shores. We do not give the[m] a tar & feathers. Nothing but the 'Hemp' [noose.] Fulenwider is also listed has having served in the 2nd Alabama Battalion Light Artillery which mainly served in Mississippi and at Mobile until the end of the war. Negligible soiling at the folds, else VG.
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Alabama Declares To Black Republicans Don't Tread On Me!

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Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $468.75
Estimate: $500 - $750
Auction closed on Saturday, October 16, 2021.
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