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3626T Marlborough
May 13, 2021 12:00 PM - May 25, 2021 07:00 PMCalender
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Four Letters Written from Savannah, Georgia, Near the End of the Civil War.

$594$475
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3626T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 13, 2021 12:00PM

Description:

Four Letters Written from Savannah, Georgia, Near the End of the Civil War. Written by John W. Glidden between February and April 1865, discussing the fall of Charleston, South Carolina, and the flying of the United States flag over Fort Sumter; the surrender of General Lee and artillery salutes; praise for and then shock at the assassination of Abraham Lincoln; and a promissory note signed by Glidden, (folds, moisture stains, tears, losses).
Estimate $200-400


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Keywords

Lee, John W. Glidden, Savannah, Charleston