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Letter + Env. - Feb 18 1863 Civil War Emancipation Proclamation content



 
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Price: $175.00
Photographer: AP Wire
Date: Mar 15, 1943
Size: 6.5 x 10

Product Code: 5070970003107

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Letter written by Thomas Tanner, a Union soldier of the 139th Pennsylvania Regiment, Co. A. Tanner had some disturbing view's regarding Lincoln's recent Emancipation Proclamation (January, 1863). Willing to fight for the Union, he made it clear that he was not fighting to help end slavery. William & Lizzie Forrest (probably Northern relatives or friends of writer) are mentioned. Handwritten in pencil, four pages. From White Oak Church, Virginia to Mercer, Pennsylvania (Mother - Catherine Tanner) Harper's Ferry Postmark and stamp.

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