Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Charles Von Gelsa” in article pos=38 of The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
... under a porch, and from Lincoln. " On his examination before the Mayor on Saturday he produced the following letter, the signature to which we omit:
"St. Mary's co., Md., Nov. 10, 1861.
" Mr. Charles Von Gelsa , the bearer of this, is a deserter from the Northern Army.
He held the office of Second Lieutenant in Sickles' Brigade.
He can prove this if necessary.
Please try to get him an office."
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