2024-07 Raynors Historical Collectible Auctions
Category:
Search By:
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 7/13/2024
A 3pp., Confederate soldier's letter written by Captain William Dunlap Simpson who volunteered to serve as an aide to General Milledge L. Bonham from the siege of Fort Sumter till after 1st Bull Run. He then returned home and helped to raise the 14th South Carolina Infantry and was made its lieutenant colonel in November of 1861. He commanded the regiment at 2nd Bull Run, Chantilly, Antietam and Shepherdstown. He was also present for Fredericksburg but he resigned his commission when he was elected to represent South Carolina in the Confederate Congress, serving until the close of the war. He became Lieutenant Governor in 1876 and served until 1879 at which point he became Governor of South Carolina. He served in that office until 1880, when he was named to the South Carolina State Supreme Court.
Click on a thumbnail above to display a larger image below
Hold down the mouse button and slide side to side to see more thumbnails(if available).

Brigadier-General Maxcy Gregg Takes Command In South Carolina

Click above for larger image.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $325.00
Estimate: $400 - $600
Auction closed on Sunday, July 14, 2024.
Email A Friend
Ask a Question
Have One To Sell

Auction Notepad

 

You may add/edit a note for this item or view the notepad:  

Submit    Delete     View all notepad items