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Letter from Beauregard to General Bragg...



Item # 618299

October 28, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 28, 1862 

* Very rare title

Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.
Among the various reports inside are: "Capture by Gen. Buell of Important Papers Relating to the Confederate Plan of Campaign in the West" "Gen. Beauregard to General Bragg" is a lengthy letter signed by him in type: G.T. Beauregard, plus another letter signed by Beauregard as well (see); General Lee's Army" "From the Army of the Potomac" "Latest From New Orleans" and more.
Most of the back page is taken up with the: "Constitution of the State of Georgia, Ratified July 2, 1861".
Four pages, even toning, various damp staining, otherwise good.

It was in Columbus where the  last battle of the Civil War was fought. Note: The Battle of Palmito Ranch in Texas actually occurred weeks after the Battle of Columbus, but the engagement at Palmito Ranch happened after the Confederate government had dissolved and the Confederacy was extinct. In the "Official Records", the Battle of Columbus is referred to as the "closing conflict of the war. (see hyperlink)

Category: Confederate

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