Lot 120
Union Soldier's Letter Recalls Coward's Shame
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
One page, octavo, n.p., April 14, 1863, signed "Pall," to his mother, reading in part, "...I saw the greatest sight I ever saw in my life - it was a man from one of the N.Y. Regts waking down the street with his head shaved close to the head on one side and a large board on which was the word Coward...he was from the battle field and the other day he had his trial and was proved guilty..." Professionally matted in a wooden frame with a fabric liner.

DOA 13 x 11 in.

Objects from the Bob Timberlake Collection, Lexington, NC

Selected objects from The Bob Timberlake Collection Bob Timberlake, an internationally acclaimed realist painter, furniture maker, author, and philanthropist lives in Lexington, North Carolina. Primarily known for his watercolor paintings, his depiction of life in his Native North Carolina has endeared his work to an international audience.

Very fine condition.

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