Cole's Island, South Carolina: 1863.
1 page on lined paper, 12.5 x 8 inches, Cole's Island, South Carolina, April 5, 1863. Rare document signed by the Union Major General who led a regiment at Fair Oaks and at the siege of Fort Wagner -- signed as a Colonel less than nine months before his death from battlefield injuries. The document is an invoice listing supplies including cannon, primers, shot, and other ordnance. Signed in full with rank and division below: "Joshua B. Howell Col. Comdg. 2nd Brigade Henry's Division." Natural folds; left margin lightly ruffled. Very good condition.