Details For Cover ID# 27389

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: southern*patriot
Added on:Oct 10, 18
Edited on:Oct 10, 18
 
Postmark: Jul 23, 1862 (EX ILLINOIS STATE PENITENTIARY PRISONER OF WAR COVER)
Origin: Alton, Illinois, UNITED STATES
Destination: Jackson, Tennessee, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

US #65 on Civil War Prisoner of War cover postmarked ALTON, ILL., JUL.23, 1862 with a manuscript examiner's marking, "EX. J.B.M." sent to Mrs. Henry Brown, care of General J.A. Logan, Jackson, Tennessee. Henry's letter to his daughter accompanies cover. The PRISONERS' MAIL FROM THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR, page 122, shows 12 recorded covers for this prison.

 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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[SNS 18] SNS# 18 [1861 3¢ Rose - USA Stamps 1861-1865 Issue]