Letter of Confederate General James Longstreet - Inventory Number: DOC 231 / Sold
Requesting a leave of absence for "important Private Business"
Macon, Mississippi June 9th 1853
Thomas Asst. Adjt. Gen.
I have the honor to ask that, the leave of absence granted me on, Special Orders,
No. 1 of April 4th 53. Be extended six months.
I have important private business to attend to. Which will require much more time than I now have.
I remain Sir Very Respectfully,
Your Mst. Obt. Servt
Capt. 18th Inf. Bvt. Maj. U.S.A.
Great display piece!!!!
Inventory Number: DOC 231 / Sold