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Pierce was to ship 800 boxes of musket cartridges on one of the transports bound up the Tennessee. In the lower left-hand corner is a note, in another hand, "on Champion Number 3."
Official letter from William Tecumseh Sherman, Headquarters, District of Cairo, Paducah, Kentucky, to Captain G[ilbert] A. Pierce, no place
Sherman, William Tecumseh
Autograph letter signed.
Rosemonde E. & Emile Kuntz Collection, National period, 1804-1950, Manuscripts Collection 600, La Research Collection
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