Henry Hubert Hitchcock was a young patriot from Otisco, near Syracuse, New York who enlisted 1861, was wounded at Ball's Cross Roads, Virginia, and died of illness at Washington, Sept 1861. A charming Civil War letter to Hitchcock from "Nellie C", June 26, 1861 (Nellie Curtis, Syracuse NY), anxiously awaiting his letters, worries about his safety, waxes indignant about the privations the volunteers suffer, hopes "the other side" are as remiss, also gossip & Syracuse news, visit with friends Litchfield, Carpenter & Woods to South Bay and saw the influx of hard looking colored "contrabands" etc. Stain on upper right margin, overall VG. Comes w Postal Cover addr to Hitchcock , 12th NY at Washington. Comes w bio info & war service info for Hitchcock.General Orders and other imprints. All items are unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic and in the condition as described. PLEASE READ DETAILS OF THE ITEM DESCRIPTION.
I TRY TO DESCRIBE ALL ITEMS ACCURATELY. The item "OTISCO NEW YORK CIVIL WAR SOLIDER LETTER HENRY H HITCHCOCK" is in sale since Sunday, May 30, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Correspondence, Mail". The seller is "99counties" and is located in Winterville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda.