Ashby, Turner. Autograph Letter Signed
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Turner Ashby Autograph Letter, Signed, rare war date.
“Learning that … Rev. Mr. North was in the vicinity of the Ferry yesterday & not … heard from since & his family being very much concerned… I send under a flag of truce the bearer to ascertain whether … you can give any information… [or] permit him to return home as he was not in arms.”
Written about the time Ashby became Col. of the 7th Va. Cav. and cavalry commander of the Valley District. Lt. toning, inlaid, but v.g.
Ashby, Turner (Brig. Genl., C.S.A.; cavalry leader under Stonewall Jackson; KIA Harrisonburg, Va.) Autograph Letter, signed (“Lt. Col. T. Ashby / Commanding / Cav. regiment”). Charlestown (W. Va.): 17 October 1861; to the commander at Harper’s Ferry. Sq. 8vo.; 1p.