General, C.S.A. Autograph letter signed, to General P.G.T. Beauregard, New Orleans, circa 1878, 3 pages, folio, in pencil, lengthy defense against the accusation that he "delay[ed] in forming the line of battle [at Shiloh] on the Fifth day of April 1862, until too late an hour to engage the enemy..." -- NATHANIEL LYON, General. Autograph letter signed as Capt., to Col. L. Thomas, St. Louis, 12 May 1861, 1¾ pages, 4to, blue stationery, with pamphlet entitled "Memoir of General Lyon," describing a St. Louis riot, "...about 1200 men...returning to their station were fired upon by a mob, which fire was returned by the troops, from which, all told on both sides, about 12 persons were killed..." -- PHILIP KEARNY, General. Autograph letter signed to Mr. Street, West Point, 23 June 1861, 4 pages, 8vo, thanking a friend for his support in obtaining a promotion to Brigadier General. Together 4 items. (4) " /> [CIVIL WAR]. SCOTT, WINFIELD, <I>Secretary of War</I>. Partly printed document signed as Sec. of War, [Washington, D.C.], 28 September 1861, <I>1 page, 4to, accomplished in manuscript, slight spotting</I>, a pass for three people "to pass through the United States lines to visit Camps on V[irgini]a side of Potomac..." -- DANIEL RUGGLES, <I>General, C.S.A.</I> Autograph letter signed, to General P.G.T. Beauregard, New Orleans, circa 1878, <I>3 pages, folio, in pencil</I>, lengthy defense against the accusation that he "delay[ed] in forming the line of battle [at Shiloh] on the Fifth day of April 1862, until too late an hour to engage the enemy..." -- NATHANIEL LYON, <I>General</I>. Autograph letter signed as Capt., to Col. L. Thomas, St. Louis, 12 May 1861, <I>1¾ pages, 4to, blue stationery, with pamphlet entitled</I> "Memoir of General Lyon," describing a St. Louis riot, "...about 1200 men...returning to their station were fired upon by a mob, which fire was returned by the troops, from which, all told on both sides, about 12 persons were killed..." -- PHILIP KEARNY, <I>General</I>. Autograph letter signed to Mr. Street, West Point, 23 June 1861, <I>4 pages, 8vo</I>, thanking a friend for his support in obtaining a promotion to Brigadier General. <I>Together 4 items</I>. (4) | Christie's