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Object Name LETTER --TRANSCRIPT
Catalog Number TR-19361101a,b
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date [1862]
Scope & Content Sergeants and Color Bearer of 1st Maryland Regiment to Mrs. Bradley T. Johnson, August 17, [1862]; Mrs. Bradley T. Johnson to Edwin Selvage, Color Bearer

Physical Appearance: a) August 17, [1862] - Typed transcript of letter from below listed Sergeants and Color Bearer of 1st Maryland Infantry to Mrs. Bradley T. Johnson - With the disbandment of the regiment, the soldiers present the regimental flag to her. 1 page, top half. {Signed}: "Albert Tolson" Sergeant, Co. C "Richard L. Brown" Sergeant, Co. C "Geo. Tyler" Sergeant, Co. A "Geo. W. Wentworth" Sergeant, Co. B "F. Farr" Sergeant, Co. F "W. Joseph Wranch" Sergeant, Co. G "Calvin Myers" Sergeant, Co. E "Chas. N. Fercoit" Sergeant, Co. G "Edwin Selvage" Color Bearer. b) [n. d.] - Typed response of Mrs. Bradley T. Johnson's [Jane Claudia Saunders Johnson] response to Edwin Selvage, Color Bearer - Acknowledges receipt of letter and flag and states the flag will be "sacredly guarded." Avows that "no member of the First Maryland Regiment will ever want a friend while I live." {Signed} Mrs. Bradley T. Saunders. 1 page, bottom half. Notes written in pencil in bottom margin: "Above refers to Bucktail Flag (or Annapolis)? / See memorial to Mrs. Johnson."
Archival History The transcript was formerly located in the MC 3 M-613d files. The original document for (.1a) is [MS-19020428.24]. For more information on Jane Claudia Saunders Johnson, please see "Confederate Veteran," Volume IX (9), pp. 321-325; and Robert J. Driver, Jr.'s "First and Second Maryland Infantry, C. S. A.," pp. 9, 16, 21, 33, 119, 231, and 236.
People Johnson, Jane Claudia Saunders [Mrs. Bradley T.]
Saunders, Jane Claudia