Lot 84: 2pg Als, Little Rock Ark, February 21, 1863 to General (John George) Walker in Louisiana concerning manufacture of pistols for the troops. A Great Confederate war date letter Kirby Smith's chief of artillery. The letter talks about his servants, manufacturing guns and needing all the gunsmiths he can get and also about 2 Parrot Rifles. Great content written to a general who served as a brigadier under Jackson and Longstreet, before commanding a Texan division in the Trans-Mississippi Department, known as Walker's Greyhounds for their speed and agility.
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