6 pages, 8vo, "...we are now placed right in the midst of secession within a few miles of Charleston, and within site of Fort Sumpter and Moultire...we have a force of about 15,000 men upon the Island, and the 7th Conn. regiment are mounting some of those siege guns that they used in taking Fort Polaski...I think we shall soon have possession of this Island and if we do Charlestown is ours." -- GRISWOLD, CHARLES, Arlington, [Virginia], 24 September [n.y.], 4 pages, 8vo, a letter from a member of the 15th Connecticut Volunteers -- FIELD, SAMUEL. Autograph letter signed, Annapolis, Maryland, 9 June 1863, 3 pages, 8vo, a brief letter mentioning the health of his Connecticut comrades, including George Hill (a group of letters by Hill is also included in this sale). (4) " /> [SOLDIERS' LETTERS, UNION, CONNECTICUT]. GRISWOLD, EDWARD. Autograph letter signed, Beaufort, South Carolina, 25 April 1862, <I>4 pages, 8vo, pictorial stationery with Union device</I>, "...Government is doing quite a business here. There has been a great deal of cotton taken from here, almost everyday steamers go down the river loaded with it...the darkies have been set to work on the plantations which are doing fine and everything looks as you might know it would when Yankees get hold of it...It is reported that Yorktown has been taken, 40,000 prisoners and that Rebel steamer Merrimac is sunk...." -- GRISWOLD, E. Autograph letter signed, James Island, South Carolina, 12 June 1862, <I>6 pages, 8vo</I>, "...we are now placed right in the midst of secession within a few miles of Charleston, and within site of Fort Sumpter and Moultire...we have a force of about 15,000 men upon the Island, and the 7th Conn. regiment are mounting some of those siege guns that they used in taking Fort Polaski...I think we shall soon have possession of this Island and if we do Charlestown is ours." -- GRISWOLD, CHARLES, Arlington, [Virginia], 24 September [n.y.], <I>4 pages, 8vo</I>, a letter from a member of the 15th Connecticut Volunteers -- FIELD, SAMUEL. Autograph letter signed, Annapolis, Maryland, 9 June 1863, <I>3 pages, 8vo</I>, a brief letter mentioning the health of his Connecticut comrades, including George Hill (a group of letters by Hill is also included in this sale). (4) | Christie's