Theyhad a few words when the jailor stabbed him three times. He then struck the jailer, knocked him down and stove his head all to smash. He was buried a day or two ago. We have hurd since that he died from his wounds night before last.Our boys were down to the theater and a Confederate got to quarreling with one of our boys who went off and left him but he followed and commenced to fuss again when our fellow went in and whipped him soHe was convinced of the supremacy of the NorthSo you see we are not going to take any of their lip after having been used as some of us have by them. The rebs are pretty sure to give the sidewalk and if they insult any of our boys they are sure to get a drubbing. The Southern Chivalry is played outThere has been orders come for this regt to be held in readiness to be mustered out of the service. We may be mustard out in a week and we may not in six months or not until our time is outOh dearest wife I hope that we shall soon see each other again. Oh how I long to clasp your to my heart, to gaze in that sweet dear face that I remember and love so well and to hear that dear force that is dearer than the sweetest music to me.
I knowthat you are longing to have me where you can sleep on my armand to tell me all your troublesand hug and kiss me. His two-page poem, in small part, Childhood days now pass before me, Forms and scenes of long ago, Like a dream they hover on me, Calm and bright as evenings glowPledging life and love to me, My prayers are soon to be united, In our much loved home with thee Much more with drawings. Irregular margins on poem sheet. Our goal is please every customer. We are pleased to be members of The Manuscript Society, Universal Autograph Collectors Club and The Ephemera Society.The item "Civil War Rebel Conscript Has Deadly Fight With Jailer" is in sale since Thursday, April 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items". The seller is "bminnocci6mtm" and is located in Boston, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.