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8th Georgia Infantry - Wounded at 2nd Manassas - Death Notice

Item CON-8372
September 18, 1862 Samuel Hamilton Baldy
Price: $350.00


Original Civil War Confederate letter. 2 pages, written in period ink. (Archival tape on folds)

Office Georgia Relief & Hospital Association

September 18th 1862

Miss Alice Baldy

Dear Miss

I was at Warrenton with a corps of nurses and everything, a sick or wounded man could wish.
Mr. Baldy was in my ward. Dr. Pugh and myself gave Mr. B. every attention. I asked the Reverend Crumley to see him which he did, several times. He was wounded in the side & when I saw him, was threatened with lockjaw, He was treated actively for this but died on Monday morning. I was obliged to leave on Sunday for this place and did not see him at the end. Early on Sunday morning, I saw him. He was under the influence of Morphine, but recognized me, and asked for Mr. Crumely. He then said "is this life or is it all a dream." He was well attended throughout the attack.

Very Respectfully Yours,

James Carmak
Georgia Relief and Hospital Association