Details For Cover ID# 16126

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: haascovers
Added on:Jun 26, 10
Edited on:Jun 26, 10
 
Postmark: 1862
Origin: (unknown), UNITED STATES
Destination: Sussex Court House, Virginia, UNITED STATES
 
Description: Origin city cannot be determined.  Through the lines cover via Fortress Monroe and Norfolk before Norfolk occupied by the Union army on 9 May 1862.  
 
Norfolk postmark in blue with matching "5" for amount due from recipient for Confederate postage.  
  
Five cents US postage seems to be an anomaly, as through the lines communications were limited to one sheet of paper only.  
 
Owner's ID: mp3615
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
[SNS 16] SNS# 16 [1861 1¢ Blue - USA Stamps 1861-1865 Issue]
[SNS 18] SNS# 18 [1861 3¢ Rose - USA Stamps 1861-1865 Issue]