Reporting from the front at Atlanta just before its fall, in an autograph letter, signed 12 July 1864 from Chattahoochee Valley, Ga., to his wife in Ontario County, New York.

Folio. 4 pages, approximately 600 words. "Atlanta: we can see in the distance her spires, the smoke of business, each tending heavenward betraying her locality to those that would be boistrous and bully-proud of being the agents of her downfall and gloat over the form in the posture of subjugation." Written in a flowery artistic hand. Folded (some small breaks at fold corners), with original mailing envelope, with a "Nashville, Ten." postmark. Item #53955

Price: $400.00