Anticipating a battle, a Nashville, Tennessee, a citizen prepares to fight or flee as recorded in an autograph letter and an autograph note, signed 11 February 1862, in Nashville, to "Miss Cora Clark" of that town.

4to and half-sheet 4to. Two pages, approximately 275 words; both items addressed on verso. In part: "I joined a company this evening, to be armed with Pikes. We are not compelled to leave the city. We are intended for Home Protection ... I have concluded to wait and see what our army intend doing. If there is to be a Fight here, we will leave then." Folded. Very good. For the pair, Item #53319

Price: $250.00

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