Lot 149: [Civil War], printed document
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: [Civil War], incl. printed document, "Confederate Armory and Foundry Co.", call for citizens to invest in manufacture of artillery, c. 1861, 8 in. x 10 in.; autograph document signed Lt. Col. Geo. Soulé, orders to Lt. Forstall to report to Capt. Collie, July 10, 1862, 8 in. x 5 in.; manuscript inventory of artillery, Brashear City, July 14, 1863, 12 1/2 in. x 8 in.; autograph document secretary signed for Gen. Kirby Smith, special orders for recruitment in North Louisiana, Septembe 1, 1863, 10 1/2 in. x 8 1/4 in.; autograph document signed Major Taylor, special orders to Capt. Collie assigned recruiting officer for Crescent Consolidated Louisiana Volunteers in DeSoto Parish, December 11, 1863, 8 in. x 8 in.; autograph letter signed A. Guerrison, to Governor Moore, request for cancellation of bond, June 7, 1861, 10 1/2 in. x 8 1/4 in. (6 pcs.) Provenance: Gaspar Cusachs, entrepreneur, historian and collector, (1855-1929); The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, loaned to the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA (c. 1909-2016).