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Cover Type: USA outbound with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Jun 9, 20
Edited on:Jun 9, 20
 
Postmark: Feb 27, 1861 (Confederate Use)
Origin: Thomaston, Georgia, UNITED STATES
Destination: Griffin, Georgia, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

"Thomaston Ga. Feb. 27" (1861) circular datestamp on 3c red on white Star Die postal entire (U26) with grid cancel. Addressed to "Col. O(bediah). C. Gibson, Griffin, Ga." Gibson served as Captain in Scogin's Battery, Georgia Light Artillery (Griffin Light Artillery). Griffin Light Artillery was organized at Griffin, Georgia, in May 1862. It was attached to the department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida and served on the Georgia coast and in the defence of Savannah. Ex-Hill and Crouch. Confederate use of U.S. postage, signed by John L. Kimbrough. 

Owner's ID: 2297a
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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