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War-date Confederate soldier's medical certificate, 1p. 8vo., Chester, South Carolina, Aug. 2, 1862, issued by Physician William R. McVeil certifying that Private A. J. Harden of Co. D, 1st Battalion South Carolina Cavalry needs a little more time to join he command, in part: "This certifies that Private A. J. Harden, who is laboring under chronic rheumatism is not yet according to my opinion able to perform military duty…being considerably affected in his back and hip being at times unable to walk without great difficulty, but as soon as he gets able he will join you…I think that A. J. Harden will probably be able to resume duty by the 1st of September…Wm. R. McVeil, Att'd. Physician." With copy of the original transmittal cover, addressed: "J. S. Wilson 1st Lieut. Comd. Co. D, 1st Batt. Cavalry S. C. V., Rantole Station…Dist." [Johnson Island, Charleston, S. C.]. Overall VG. John Simonton Wilson (1820-1902) a successful South Carolina planter, legislator and judge of probate who raised and funded a company of men who became Company D, 1st Battalion South Carolina Cavalry. He served in a subordinate role as 1st lieutenant in that company until Captain William A. Walker brought the men to the front. Walker finished the war as lieutenant colonel. Light toning, else VG.
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Confederate South Carolina Cavalry Medical Certificate

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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $125.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Saturday, January 18, 2020.
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