CIVIL WAR 1st NEGRO REGIMENT & AUTHOR T.W. HIGGINSON

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  • Sold Date: Oct 26, 2010
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AUTHENTIC HISTORICAL AUTOGRAPH
CIVIL WAR COMMANDER THOMAS WENTWORTH HIGGINSON WHO WAS AN ORDAINED MINISTER ACTIVE IN THE ANTI-SLAVERY MOVEMENT AND INDICTED FOR THE MURDER OF A MAN DURING ATTEMPTED RESCUE OF A FUGITIVE SLAVE. DURING THE CIVIL WAR HE COMMANDED THE FIRST UNION ARMY REGIMENT CONSISTING OF FORMER SLAVES, FUNDED FROM HIS OWN POCKET, AND IN 1870 WROTE A BOOK RECORDING HIS EXPERIENCE. GOOD CONDITION, WITH VERY MINOR WEAR, AND GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC