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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.
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Brigadier-General Maxcy Gregg Takes Command In South Carolina

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Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $325.00
Estimate: $400 - $600
Auction closed on Sunday, July 14, 2024.
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