May 04, 2017 - Sale 2446

Sale 2446 - Lot 37

Price Realized: $ 585
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(CIVIL WAR.) WALLACE, LEW. Autograph Letter Signed, "Lew. Wallace / Maj Gen. Com'g," to "Friend Gathing," sending a copy of a letter [not present] explaining why he could not raise guns in the city. 1 page, 8vo, "Head Quarters . . . 8th Army Corps" stationery; horizontal folds. (MRS) Baltimore, 21 May 1864

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"I tried to have a battery of your guns raised in this city; and would have succeeded but for a reason explained by the accompanying copy of letter from the Col. General's office."