Lot 2616Confederacy, Letters of Wortman W. Owens 45th Pa. Vol. (Died in Service). 3 page letter in ink datelined "April 5th, 1862, Otter Isle, Fort Drayton, S.C." on Col. Duryea patriotic stationery in blue, written by Wortman W. Owens of the 45th Pa. Vol., he relates that he is ashamed that he has been there 8 months without a letter and feels that his folks have forgotten him, has sent $81 home and still has not heard from anyone, their camp is on the beach along with the Fort, tells of an abundance of fruit such as mulberries and blackberries but would like maple sugar from Home, well written and on a scarce patriotic stationery, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.