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Manuscript Document, 15-1/2" x12-1/2", "Morning Report of Troops Stationed in Northern Portion Morris Island Commanded By Brigadier General James Simons Provisional Army", Morris Island, April 17, 1861. The report is set-up with column heads "Present", "Absent", "Alterations Since Last Report", "General Remarks". The Present for duty provides counts by rank and regiments: Privates 1097, Corporals 95, etc. There are old tape mends at the vertical fold. James Simons (1813-79) was a Confederate general in the American Civil War. The speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives when the war broke out, he was appointed by President Jefferson Davis as the first general officer of the Confederacy. As brigadier general of South Carolina Militia Fourth Infantry Brigade, he led the first attack on Fort Sumter, South Carolina, on April 12, 1861.
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One of the The Earliest Known War Dated Confederate Documents - April 17, 1861 Issued Under The Command Of The Frst General Officer of the Confederacy - Who Led the First Attack on Fort Sumter

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Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $875.00
Estimate: $750 - $1,000
Auction closed on Saturday, October 16, 2021.
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