Lot 153 of 455:
9 letter Civil War archive  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$900
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Title:
Manuscript letter archive of Lt. Col. Joseph Steadman, 6th and 42nd Regiments Massachusetts Volunteers
Author:
Steadman, Joseph
Place:
[Maryland]
Publisher:
Date:
[1861-64]
Description:

9 manuscript letters. Full transcriptions included.

Nine letter archive giving Steadman's account of the war. The letters provide a unique and detailed perspective; as a private in the 6th Mass, Steadman served during the arrest of the Maryland Legislature. He raised a company for service with the 42nd Mass and rose to the rank of Lt. Col. The letters include detailed accounts of skirmishes in Baltimore, the battle of Galveston, and much more. The letters are fully transcribed, ripe with legible and relevant content. Further information available upon request. 

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Condition:
Original folds; occasional light foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
305269
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