1 p., 8vo., evidence of tape on verso. Discussing ordnance experiemnts: "I remember very well the trials of yr. shell and the necessity of the improvement of the groove so that the wrought iron might be forced forward without pulling off the cast..." -- ASHBY, Turner (1828-1862). AES ("Turner Ashby") on a requisition, 31 March 1862, 1 p., 4to. -- TALIAFERRO, William B. (1822-1898) ALS ("Wm. B. Taliaferro") to Gov. Letcher, Richmond, 26 April 1861. 1 p., 4to., ruled paper. Offering services of Lt. James Roy to Virginia, if "there was any probability of his State seceding from the Genl. Government of the Union." -- FERGUSON, Samuel (1835-1917). ALS ("S. W. Ferguson") to Gen. Richard Ewell, Fairfax Court House, 19 September 1861. ½ p., 4to. Sending instructions from Beauregard to remove obstructions around Bull Run. "He desires you to see that the road is put in good order from Fairfax Station to [Dyers Ford]." -- GHOLSON, Samuel J. (1808-1883) ALS ("S. J. Gholson") to Gen. Daniel Ruggles, Columbus, Miss., 26 April 1863. 1 p., oblong. Concerning efforts to collect troops. -- GORGAS, Josiah (1818-1883). ALS ("J. Gorgas") to Gov. Lechter, Richmond, Va., 23 July 1861. 1 p., 4to. Requesting instructions concerning use of "tools, machinery and materials." Together 6 items. (6) " /> [CONFEDERATE GENERALS] ANOTHER GROUP OF LETTERS WRITTEN IN THE WAR'S OPENING MONTHS: HUGER, Benjamin (1806-1877). Autograph letter signed ("Benj. Huger") to Dr. J. B. Read, 5 April 1862. <I>1 p., 8vo., evidence of tape on verso</I>. Discussing ordnance experiemnts: "I remember very well the trials of yr. shell and the necessity of the improvement of the groove so that the wrought iron might be forced forward without pulling off the cast..." -- ASHBY, Turner (1828-1862). AES ("Turner Ashby") on a requisition, 31 March 1862, <I>1 p., 4to</I>. -- TALIAFERRO, William B. (1822-1898) ALS ("Wm. B. Taliaferro") to Gov. Letcher, Richmond, 26 April 1861. <I>1 p., 4to., ruled paper</I>. Offering services of Lt. James Roy to Virginia, if "there was any probability of his State seceding from the Genl. Government of the Union." -- FERGUSON, Samuel (1835-1917). ALS ("S. W. Ferguson") to Gen. Richard Ewell, Fairfax Court House, 19 September 1861. <I>½ p., 4to</I>. Sending instructions from Beauregard to remove obstructions around Bull Run. "He desires you to see that the road is put in good order from Fairfax Station to [Dyers Ford]." -- GHOLSON, Samuel J. (1808-1883) ALS ("S. J. Gholson") to Gen. Daniel Ruggles, Columbus, Miss., 26 April 1863. <I>1 p., oblong</I>. Concerning efforts to collect troops. -- GORGAS, Josiah (1818-1883). ALS ("J. Gorgas") to Gov. Lechter, Richmond, Va., 23 July 1861. <I>1 p., 4to</I>. Requesting instructions concerning use of "tools, machinery and materials." <I>Together 6 items</I>. (6) | Christie's