3 pages, 4to, a member of a Tennessee regiment, Martin writes of the preparations for winter in Viriginia and the experiences of their regiments, "We have all undergone enough to kill any set of men, still our two Tenn. rgts. under Colonels Savich and Fulton have stood up better than any troops in Western Va.....Many Georgia, Va. and N. Carolina troops that have been operating here during the past summer and fall have been entirely destroyed...The fourteenth Georgia regiment which belonged to General Donelson's brigade have been ordered to another field numbering only 200 men fit for duty and their last report gave 140 deaths from sickness" -- RABB, H. Autograph letter signed, Near Tunnel Hill [Georgia], 16 January 1864, 2 pages, 4to, clean separation at fold, discussing the possibility of purchasing the services of a recruit for $100, Universal Conscription had been imposed the week before. (3) " /> [SOLDIERS' LETTERS, CONFEDERATE]. COWAN, T.B. Autograph letter signed, Yorktown [Virginia], 23 July 1861, <I>2 pages, 8vo</I>, a first-hand account of the first Battle of Bull Run (Manassas), "...they commenced the fight at 8 o'clock and quit at 4 o'clock in the evening their loss 1,500 and ours 500 and took Sherman's great battery with some loss. Bouregard's horse was shot from under him so I understand...." -- MARTIN, J.G. Autograph letter signed, Near Lewisburg [Virginia], 30 November 1861, <I>3 pages, 4to</I>, a member of a Tennessee regiment, Martin writes of the preparations for winter in Viriginia and the experiences of their regiments, "We have all undergone enough to kill any set of men, still our two Tenn. rgts. under Colonels Savich and Fulton have stood up better than any troops in Western Va.....Many Georgia, Va. and N. Carolina troops that have been operating here during the past summer and fall have been entirely destroyed...The fourteenth Georgia regiment which belonged to General Donelson's brigade have been ordered to another field numbering only 200 men fit for duty and their last report gave 140 deaths from sickness" -- RABB, H. Autograph letter signed, Near Tunnel Hill [Georgia], 16 January 1864, <I>2 pages, 4to, clean separation at fold</I>, discussing the possibility of purchasing the services of a recruit for $100, Universal Conscription had been imposed the week before. (3) | Christie's