Nice historic letter written by Major Charles Richardson, 126th New York, while in the hospital for a severe wound to the upper jaw from the June 16th Assault on Petersburg. Richardson was also wounded in the foot by a shell fragment at Gettysburg.
Richardson writes about Captain Morris Brown being killed on June 22nd, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for capturing the flag of the 28th NC during Picketts Charge. Also about forwarding the well preserved body of an adjutant to his family. Richardson served as one of 3 US Gettysburg Park Commissioners, replacing John Bachelder upon his death. Great letter for Gettysburg buffs, includes the book on the 126th NY. The item "Original Civil War Letter Gettysburg Wounded 126th NY Maj.Charles Richardson" is in sale since Tuesday, March 3, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Other Civil War-Related Items". The seller is "grant6165" and is located in Bondsville, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Uruguay, Canada, Dominican republic, El salvador, Russian federation.