Details For Cover ID# 26135

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Cover Type: CSA with stamp(s)
Entered by: [email protected]
Added on:Sep 1, 17
Edited on:Sep 3, 17
 
Postmark: Jan 17, 1865
Origin: UNITED STATES
Destination: Point Lookout, Maryland, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

Civilian flag of truce cover to a Union prison----

POINT LOOKOUT, MARYLAND: US #65, 3¢ rose and CSA 12, 10¢ blue(split in in half prior to use, then affixed) to rough homemade envelope, tied together by cork cancel with OLD POINT COMFORT / VA // JAN / 17 [1865] double circle cancel on incoming cover to T. J. Walker, Comp 42nd Div, Point Lookout, Md Care of Major A. G. Brady, Provost Marshal / Per Flag of Truce; manuscript “L” examined marking at center used only in January 1865 according to Harrison.

T.J. Walker enlisted 12-31-62 as a private in Co. D. 42nd Virginia Infantry

 
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[SNS 18] SNS# 18 [1861 3¢ Rose - USA Stamps 1861-1865 Issue]