2 pp., 4to. "Genl. we may have met for the last time on earth, and if I should fall in the coming battle, I desire to leave some record of my full participation in the noble sentiment which you uttered this morning... that it was our duty to stand by the government..." Wounded seriously at Jonesboro, Finley lived to be 92. -- MARMADUKE, John S. (1833-1887), General, C. S. A. AES ("J. S. Marmaduke") 6 Septmember 1864, consenting to send new horses to a gun battery. -- JACKSON, John K. (1828-1866). ALS ("John K. Jackson") TO BRAXTON BRAGG, H. Q. Military District of Fl., Lake City, 5 October 1864. 1 p., 4to, inlaid. "Quite a number of deserters have come in, and...those remaining with the enemy are kept under guard by negro troops." -- LOMAX, L. L. ALS ("L. L. Lomax") TO JUBAL EARLY, Richmond, 13 February 1865. 2 pp., 4to, light foxing. "Col. Dunn is under grave charges and I have ordered him to Staunton for trial...I wish you would write to Genl. Lee on the subject..." -- MARTIN, James G. ALS ("J. G. Martin") TO R. E. LEE, Raleigh, N.C. 9 January 1865. 1 p., 4to., very fine. "I was more forcibly struck with the condition of the Piedmont R. Road....I fear much it will conquer your army without any assistance from Grant..." -- ELLIOTT, Stephen. ALS ("Stephen Elliott Jr.") TO ADM. J. A. DAHLGREN, Camden, S. C. 23 June 1863. 2 pp., 4to. Elliott asks Adm. Dahlgren to find Capt. Williams, and request that he supply a testimonial for Elliott "in regard to the treatment received by himself and his comrades at my hands when captured at Fort Sumter on Sept. 9, 1863....The close of the war," he writes, "has left me physically disabled with my estate in the hands of the Government and...I should spare no honorable effort to be reinstated to my former rights." -- GARDNER, William M. (c.1824-1901). ALS ("W. M. Gardner") to Capt. C. Morfit, Richmond, 7 March 1865. 1 p., 4to., blue paper, faded at corners. "You will turn over to Judge Ould all the money and valuables in yr. hands belonging to federal prisoners of war..." Together seven items. (7) " /> [CONFEDERATE COLLAPSE]. A COLLECTION OF LETTERS REFLECTING THE DISSOLUTION OF THE CONFEDERACY. FINLEY, Jesse. ALS ("J. J. Finley") to Gen. Braxton Bragg, Columbus, Ga., 22 July 1864. <I>2 pp., 4to</I>. "Genl. we may have met for the last time on earth, and if I should fall in the coming battle, I desire to leave some record of my full participation in the noble sentiment which you uttered this morning... that it was our duty to stand by the government..." Wounded seriously at Jonesboro, Finley lived to be 92. -- MARMADUKE, John S. (1833-1887), <I>General, C. S. A</I>. AES ("J. S. Marmaduke") 6 Septmember 1864, consenting to send new horses to a gun battery. -- JACKSON, John K. (1828-1866). ALS ("John K. Jackson") TO BRAXTON BRAGG, H. Q. Military District of Fl., Lake City, 5 October 1864. <I>1 p., 4to, inlaid</I>. "Quite a number of deserters have come in, and...those remaining with the enemy are kept under guard by negro troops." -- LOMAX, L. L. ALS ("L. L. Lomax") TO JUBAL EARLY, Richmond, 13 February 1865. <I>2 pp., 4to, light foxing</I>. "Col. Dunn is under grave charges and I have ordered him to Staunton for trial...I wish you would write to Genl. Lee on the subject..." -- MARTIN, James G. ALS ("J. G. Martin") TO R. E. LEE, Raleigh, N.C. 9 January 1865. <I>1 p., 4to., very fine</I>. "I was more forcibly struck with the condition of the Piedmont R. Road....I fear much it will conquer your army without any assistance from Grant..." -- ELLIOTT, Stephen. ALS ("Stephen Elliott Jr.") TO ADM. J. A. DAHLGREN, Camden, S. C. 23 June 1863. <I>2 pp., 4to</I>. Elliott asks Adm. Dahlgren to find Capt. Williams, and request that he supply a testimonial for Elliott "in regard to the treatment received by himself and his comrades at my hands when captured at Fort Sumter on Sept. 9, 1863....The close of the war," he writes, "has left me physically disabled with my estate in the hands of the Government and...I should spare no honorable effort to be reinstated to my former rights." -- GARDNER, William M. (c.1824-1901). ALS ("W. M. Gardner") to Capt. C. Morfit, Richmond, 7 March 1865. <I>1 p., 4to., blue paper, faded at corners</I>. "You will turn over to Judge Ould all the money and valuables in yr. hands belonging to federal prisoners of war..." <I>Together seven items</I>. (7) | Christie's