Mar 31, 2016 - Sale 2408

Sale 2408 - Lot 358

Price Realized: $ 531
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(MILITARY--CIVIL WAR.) HALL, ALFRED G. Autograph Letter Signed by Lieutenant Alfred G. Hall of the 2nd Infantry Corps d'Afriques, reporting 'deceased soldiers of the 2nd Regiment Infantry. Folio leaf folded to form four pages, written on one side only, signed by Hall * List of Clothing to be transferred by Lt. George W. Knight—13th Infantry, Corps d'Afriques. Single folio leaf, written on one side only, detailing the supplies, trowsers (sic), coats, boots etc. Signed by Knight. Ship Island Miss, 20 October 1863; New Orleans, 30 April 1864

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with--A quartermaster's want list for the noted 1st Louisiana Native Guard, Corps d'Afriques, the all black regiment made up of ex-slaves. Together with another piece from the Corps, a cover letter meant to accompany a list of the dead from the 2nd Infantry. Material from the Corps d'Afriques is scarce.