Civil War Letter from Castle Hill (Postmarked Columbus) about Horrid Conditions

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Civil War Letter from Castle Hill (Postmarked Columbus) about Horrid Conditions
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Dated April 25, 1862. Addressed to Isaac Cowl of Dahlonega. Letter sheet. 2+ pages of great content. "Back to use of flax and hemp so that slaves will be of little value....", The condition of the country is deplorable...", "I sent yesterday to (?) 15 bolts of for a sack of salt and a certificate before a Notary that I was a citizen of Alabama...", "...a soldier's life will not suit him he wants too much luggage....""King cotton is about to abdicate and retire to a grain....". "Texas Indians to be soldiers." Almost every sentence has something of interest. Badly torn five cent green die Confederate stamp. Remnants of a mining claim sketched on the cover. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: 1862 Location: Castle Hill, Georgia HWAC# 57071