Fort Woodbury Hospital (Washington D.C.) Soldier's Letter on Sanitary Fair stationary with postal cover.
Interesting five and one half page ALS from Private Henry C. Bates of the 4th Massachusetts Heavy Artillery. Dated January 1st, 1865, Bates writes a very interesting letter concerning his health, Sherman's victories in Georgia, Grant holding Lee at Petersburg and how President Lincoln is looking into how their regiment was enlisted under false pretenses.
The letter and cover are both in very good condition. Bates would go on to become a famous Vermont State politician.
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