Author:J.M. HAMMONS

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1865 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN BY AN AUBURN CORRECTIONAL FACILITY GUARD AND CIVIL WAR VETERAN THANKFUL HE RETURNED FROM HIS SERVICE IN THE CAROLINAS FOR 'UNCLE SAMUEL'

By: J.M. HAMMONS

Price: $485.99

Publisher: AUBURN NEW YORK NY, 1865

Seller ID: 0001690

Condition: Very Good


On offer is an interesting, original manuscript letter dated December 16, 1865 Auburn, New York handwritten by J.M. Hammons wherein he describes him work at the state prison, believed to be the Auburn Correctional Facility. Mr. Hammons writes his friend Hosea Edgerly [?] a chatty warm letter describing in short his work overseeing the prisoners in the shoe department, his happiness with the easy work conditions but particularly interesting is Hammons subtle reference to the Civil War, mentioning working for 'Uncle Samuel' in North and South Carolina [in the army] and pondering on how lucky he... View more info