This is a really cool and historic group of wand written period US Civil War letters from a soldier to members of his family, Around 34 letters and some other deeds and legal documents dealing with him or his family. The soldiers name looks like ORLANDO S. Turner was born in November, 1839 in Duxbury, Vermont - the son of Joseph and Louisa (Cameron) Turner. He enlisted in Moretown as a Private in Co.D, 2nd Vermont Regiment, on May 7, 1861 and was promoted to Corporal on October 21, 1861. Turner re-enlisted on January 31, 1864 and was subsequently promoted to Sergeant on July 19, 1864 and then to 1st Sergeant on February 7, 1865. On June 7, 1865, he was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant and on July 15, 1865 was mustered out of service with the rank of 1st Sergeant. His correspondence (in the college collection) consists of two letters written in July of 1861 describing Union troops in Washington D. And the Battle of Bull Run. This is a very unique opportunity to find a large group of original period writings from a Civil War soldier (and some other documents) that has known examples of his work (and a photo) out there! Please examine the photos for overall condition; just ask if you need to see more. Be sure to see my other auctions for more great historic images from this collection! 100% Originality Guaranteed We arent happy unless you are happy with the item. If I make a mistake, it is unintentional. Please keep in mind my items are usually old, vintage items from barns, basements and attics where they have been for many years, some 60+ years. They may be a bit dusty or dirty, smell a bit, and may have the occasional cobweb or animal hair on them. We wont send out anything in a horrible state, but we dont have them dry cleaned before we sell them.
Please keep this in mind if you have allergies or other concerns. The item "HISTORIC CIVIL WAR GROUP SOLDIERS LETTERS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS PATRIOTIC COVERS" is in sale since Monday, July 20, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Correspondence, Mail".jerry" and is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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