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War-date Confederate imprint "The Mississippi Yankee Hunters" 1pp. 5-5/8"x9-1/8", being "The Yankee Hunter's Song" by J.C. Cook, and reads in small part: "...My brave 'Yankee Hunters' one sigh we must heave,/ When we part with our homes, our families we leave;/ But the calls of our country forbid our stay-/ We must meet Lincoln's forces and blockade their way...Then come one my boys, let us do what is right,/ And God will be with us, and help us to fight;/ His arm He'll make bare and ward off the stroke,/ And help us to throw off the free 'Nigger' yoke...." Followed by "List of Officers and Privates of the Mississippi Yankee Hunters." Records reveal this was Company K of the 1st Mississippi Regiment. c. 1861. Fine condition. The First Mississippi Regiment was organized at Corinth, Mississippi in April of 1861 for three years or duration of the war. There were 682 men in the regiment. The service included the following: At Hopkinsville, Ky, November 11, 1861; at Bowling Green and Columbia, Kentucky, October 8, 1861; Cleburn's Brigade, Buckner's Army Central Kentucky; at Battle of Fort Donelson and surrendered Feb 18, 1862; Exchanged and took part in Battle of Corinth. Subsequently the regiment was again captured at the Siege of Port Hudson; Attached to the Army of Tennessee, Featherston's Brigade, Loring's Division, Stewart's Corps and participated in the Georgia campaign under Johnson and followed Gen. Hood in his Tennessee campaign and took part in the Battles of Franklin and Nashville in December 1864.
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Mississippi Yankee Hunters Song Sheet

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Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $312.50
Estimate: $500 - $750
Auction closed on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
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