Civil War | Poems
The famous poem of the Civil War soldier which he wrote while in Libby Prison is partially written on this card with a letter on the reverse, dated 1886. The poem, "Sherman's March to the Sea" was commended by General Sherman, who later gave Byers a place on his staff. Extremely rare!
Sale Price $2,337.50
CAPTAIN JACK "THE POET SCOUT" CRAWFORDHe pens this poem dated in 1914, adding his signature Autograph Poem Signed: "J.W. Crawford/'(Capt Jack)'", 1p, 5x7½. Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1914 March 7. Headed: "Greeting:".
Sale Price $595.00
CAPTAIN JACK "THE POET SCOUT" CRAWFORDHe pens this poem in black ink to an admirer Autograph Poem inscribed and signed: "Yours Truly/J.W. Crawford/Capt Jack" in pencil, 1p, 5¼x8. Headed: "Acrostical/To Mary".
Sale Price $450.00
JAMES M. DALZELL A Union veteran's poem rejects the idea of honoring Union and Confederate soldiers together. Autograph Poem signed twice: "James M. Dalzell/Private Dalzell" at end, 3p, 6½x8¾. Accompanied by Autograph Note signed: "James M. Dalzell/Private Dalzell", 1p, 6½x8¾. Washington, D.
Sale Price $765.00
THE CIVIL WAR PRIVATE AND POET GLORIFIES THE SACRIFICES OF UNION FORCES DURING THE CONFLICT JAMES M. DALZELL. Autograph Poem signed: "J.M. Dalzell" at end and "Private Dalzell" in heading, 2p, 8x10¾, separate sheets. Headed: "The Blue and The Gray, 1867.
Sale Price $1,530.00
FITZ JOHN PORTER. Autograph Poem signed: "Fitz John Porter", 2p, 4¼x3½ card. Morristown, N.J., 1886 February 14. In full: "'Give him a lift! Don't kneel in prayer/Nor moralize with its despair./The man is down and his great need/is ready help, not prayer and creed.
Sale Price $467.50