Author:PVT. ELISHA NEWELL

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Image for 1861 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN BY A CONNECTICT VOLUNTEER SOLDIER IN WASHINGTON RELATING TO HIS UNCLE HIS OBSERVATIONS AND EXPERIENCES WHILE TRAVELING THROUGH BALTIMORE AND MARYLAND TO 'JEERS AND CHEERS' ON TO CAMP BUCKINGHAM

1861 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN BY A CONNECTICT VOLUNTEER SOLDIER IN WASHINGTON RELATING TO HIS UNCLE HIS OBSERVATIONS AND EXPERIENCES WHILE TRAVELING THROUGH BALTIMORE AND MARYLAND TO 'JEERS AND CHEERS' ON TO CAMP BUCKINGHAM

By: PVT. ELISHA NEWELL

Price: $1,295.99

Publisher: CAMP BUCKINGHAM WASHINGTON, BALTIMORE MARYLAND, 1861

Seller ID: 0002442

Condition: Very Good


On offer is an interesting, original early Civil War related manuscript letter handwritten by Union soldier Pvt. Elisha Newell of the 7th Conn. Vols., 6 page, 8vo., Camp Buckingham Washington, Oct. 3, 1861 who offers in part some fascinating observations to his Uncle: "…We are now encamped within 2 miles of Washington…we found the stores at Havre de Grace all closed in anticipation of the arrival of the 'bloody 7th'…we reached Baltimore at midnight and marched down through the city…occasionally a jeering laugh from some attic would be heard, or a faint hurrah from the sidewalk, bu... View more info