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Manuscript Document Signed by “Fred Tate, Col. & Provost Marshal”, 2pp., Vicksburg, july 11, 1862, VG. In part, “The officers of this district will allow ... Captain geo. Foster to depart from or come in our lines unmolested ... cargoes consist of articles needful for the Confederate Government ... Captain Foster is further empowered ... in the Parrishes of St. Tammy and all Provost Marshals ... will recognize his authorty ...”In September 1864, Tate was captured at the Battle of Spotsylvania.

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Estimate $200 - $300Jan 7, 2018