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American Civil War Letters

The American Civil War split the nation in one of the most polarizing ways possible. While it was uncommon, there are several instances of men being related in some manner fighting on opposite sides of the war. This lead to the slogan “brother against brother,” and some fascinating examples of correspondence from that time period.

Since the war was fought on American ground there was almost always a method of sending letters home. These letters are often wrought with personal details about soldiers’ emotions, fears, and of course plans to return home. These letters provide an eye-opening account of humanity during the Civil War.


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Remarkable 31 Letter Archive by Civil War Historian Bruce Catton with Excellent Content

May 23, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$700 (starting bid)

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CIVIL WAR OFFICIAL FIELD ORDER ADJUTANT REPORTS

May 26, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Willoughby, OH, USA

$60 (starting bid)

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CIVIL WAR NAVY U.S ARAGO SOLDIER PASSENGER LIST

May 26, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Willoughby, OH, USA

$80 (starting bid)

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1863 Descriptive Civil War Letter from Union Officer w/ Envelope

May 28, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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Archive of Civil War letters

May 31, 2018, 11:00 AM PST
San Francisco, CA, USA

$2,000 (starting bid)

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EXTREMELY RARE CIVIL WAR NEWSPAPER

June 1, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Thomaston, ME, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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(60) DOCUMENTS CIVIL WAR DOUGLAS HOSPITAL IN DC INVALID CORPS 1863-65

June 1, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Thomaston, ME, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Joseoh Wheeler - Civil war Confederate Major General handwritten letter

June 3, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Willoughby, OH, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Civil War Soldier's Letter to Folks Back home

June 3, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Willoughby, OH, USA

$40 (1 bid)

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