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“We are watching for the new Merrimac but have no idea

Lot 0527
War-date Union sailor’s Autograph Letter Signed by Louis N. Stodder, U.S. Steamer ‘Monitor’ Off Newport News, November 27, 1862, and reads in part: “...There is not much of anything going on board the ‘Monitor.’ She is much more comfortable than she was last summer. We are watching for the new Merrimac but have no idea that she will come down and give us fight. The Army appears to be in good condition...” Fine condition.

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“We are watching for the new Merrimac but have no idea

Estimate $300 - $500Jan 7, 2018