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Good war-date Union soldier's letter, 2pp. 8vo., written by Pvt. S. Thompson, Co. H, 24th Massachusetts Vols., "Camp Lee, Newbern, N. C. Aug. 26, 1862," in part: "- our regiment has been off on an expedition to a place called Newbern. The regiment has been to Beaufort, Moorehead City & Swansboro. We went down to Swansboro to destroy some salt works. The[y] had there -to places where they made salt. They could make about 80 bushels of salt a day. We destroyed everything that was there. Beaufort is a very healthy place. They send all the sick soldiers there when they don't get well very quick - brother, S. Thompson - Co. H., 24th Regt., Newbern, N. C., Burnside Expedition." Overall VG.
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Denying The Rebels of Salt in North Carolina.

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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $125.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Sunday, January 21, 2024.
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