4 pp., 4to, inlaid. A DEVIOUS PLOT TO SMUGGLE GUNS INTO UNION-OCCUPIED NEW ORLEANS. Pemberton proposes using the "cotton for salt" barter permitted by Union forces in New Orleans as a cover for smuggling in guns to the "loyal men" (i. e., Confederates) inside the captured city. Hidden inside permissible shipments such as food or blankets would be "as many Revolvers as can be furnished....They would be more effective and can be much more easily concealed." -- GLADDEN, Adley H. ALS ("A. H. Gladden") to an unknown Captain, Bechtel, Tenn., 13 March 1862. 1 page, 4to., ruled paper, inlaid. "A large force of Federal Cavalry are on the M. & O. R. R. between Henderson and Bethel, breaking up the Roan and burning the bridge....They have fired the bridge in two places, about four miles this side of Henderson....I fear that they will cross over to the Miss. Central and destroy it." -- RUGGLES, Daniel (1810-1897), General, C. S. A. ALS ("Daniel Ruggles") to Gen. Chalmers, Iuka/Eastport, 13 March [1862]. 1 p., 4to. "The enemy has landed 18,000 strong at Crumps Landing & driven in our pickets. Hold your principal force in readiness at Iuka for an immediate movement to this point by Rail Road..."-- FORNEY, John (1829-1902). ALS ("John H. Forney") to Gen. D. Ruggles, 27 May 1862. 1 p., oblong. A note regarding a fire engine for government use. -- HAWES, James. ALS ("J. M. Hawes") to Leonidas Polk, 21 May 1862. 1 p., 8vo. Requesting instructions on where he should next move. -- HOLMES, Theophilus (1804-1880). ALS ("T. H. Holmes") to Thomas Hindman, Little Rock, Ak., 4 November [1862]. 2 pp., 8vo. Discussion of Indian affairs and the need for Indian support. -- LOVELL, Mansfield (1822-1884), General, C. S. A. ALS ("M. Lovell") to Jefferson Davis, Richmond, 28 July 1862. 1 p., 4to., inlaid. Forwarding a statement from a "Mr. Du Ponte" concerning "the removal of public property at the evacuation of New Orleans." -- MOORE, John C. (1824-1910), General, C. S. A. ALS ("Jno. C. Moore") to Dabney Maury, Priceville, 15 June 1862. 1 p., 4to., inlaid. Complains that a shipment of tents has been delayed by Gen. Bragg's order which forbade any shipments to Tupelo without his consent. -- CHALMERS, James (1831-1898), General, C. S. A. ALS ("Jas. R. Chalmers") to Gen. Daniel Ruggles, n. d. [ca. 13 March 1862]. 1 p., 8vo. "A report has just come in that the enemy about one thousand strong (exaggeration I think) cavalry are scouting up towards Florence. I send this by your line of couriers but could send you information much more rapidly if the line was from here to Iuka & from there to Telegraph." -- JACKSON, W. H. (1835-1903). ALS ("W. H. Jackson") to Gen. James B. McPherson, Jackson, Miss., 27 November 1863. 1 p., 4to., blue lined paper. Sending a letter under flag of truce from an Alfred Murdoch. Together 9 items. (9) " /> NEW ORLEANS, MISSISSIPPI AND TENNESSEE THEATRE. A GROUP OF EXCELLENT LETTERS OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL OFFICERS, ALL WAR DATE, A NUMBER WITH BATTLEFIELD CONTENT: PEMBERTON, John C. (1814-1881). ALS ("J. C. Pemberton") to Gen. Samuel Cooper and Jefferson Davis, Jackson, 19 November 1862. <I>4 pp., 4to, inlaid</I>. A DEVIOUS PLOT TO SMUGGLE GUNS INTO UNION-OCCUPIED NEW ORLEANS. Pemberton proposes using the "cotton for salt" barter permitted by Union forces in New Orleans as a cover for smuggling in guns to the "loyal men" (i. e., Confederates) inside the captured city. Hidden inside permissible shipments such as food or blankets would be "as many Revolvers as can be furnished....They would be more effective and can be much more easily concealed." -- GLADDEN, Adley H. ALS ("A. H. Gladden") to an unknown Captain, Bechtel, Tenn., 13 March 1862. <I>1 page, 4to., ruled paper, inlaid</I>. "A large force of Federal Cavalry are on the M. & O. R. R. between Henderson and Bethel, breaking up the Roan and burning the bridge....They have fired the bridge in two places, about four miles this side of Henderson....I fear that they will cross over to the Miss. Central and destroy it." -- RUGGLES, Daniel (1810-1897), <I>General, C. S. A</I>. ALS ("Daniel Ruggles") to Gen. Chalmers, Iuka/Eastport, 13 March [1862]. <I>1 p., 4to</I>. "The enemy has landed 18,000 strong at Crumps Landing & driven in our pickets. Hold your principal force in readiness at Iuka for an immediate movement to this point by Rail Road..."-- FORNEY, John (1829-1902). ALS ("John H. Forney") to Gen. D. Ruggles, 27 May 1862. <I>1 p., oblong</I>. A note regarding a fire engine for government use. -- HAWES, James. ALS ("J. M. Hawes") to Leonidas Polk, 21 May 1862. <I>1 p., 8vo</I>. Requesting instructions on where he should next move. -- HOLMES, Theophilus (1804-1880). ALS ("T. H. Holmes") to Thomas Hindman, Little Rock, Ak., 4 November [1862]. <I>2 pp., 8vo</I>. Discussion of Indian affairs and the need for Indian support. -- LOVELL, Mansfield (1822-1884), <I>General, C. S. A</I>. ALS ("M. Lovell") to Jefferson Davis, Richmond, 28 July 1862. <I>1 p., 4to., inlaid</I>. Forwarding a statement from a "Mr. Du Ponte" concerning "the removal of public property at the evacuation of New Orleans." -- MOORE, John C. (1824-1910), <I>General, C. S. A</I>. ALS ("Jno. C. Moore") to Dabney Maury, Priceville, 15 June 1862. <I>1 p., 4to., inlaid</I>. Complains that a shipment of tents has been delayed by Gen. Bragg's order which forbade any shipments to Tupelo without his consent. -- CHALMERS, James (1831-1898), <I>General, C. S. A</I>. ALS ("Jas. R. Chalmers") to Gen. Daniel Ruggles, n. d. [ca. 13 March 1862]. <I>1 p., 8vo</I>. "A report has just come in that the enemy about one thousand strong (exaggeration I think) cavalry are scouting up towards Florence. I send this by your line of couriers but could send you information much more rapidly if the line was from here to Iuka & from there to Telegraph." -- JACKSON, W. H. (1835-1903). ALS ("W. H. Jackson") to Gen. James B. McPherson, Jackson, Miss., 27 November 1863. <I>1 p., 4to., blue lined paper</I>. Sending a letter under flag of truce from an Alfred Murdoch. Together 9 items. (9) | Christie's