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The Civil War
 Postal Covers


1432 - TURNED COVER, HANDCARRIED TO GROVE STATION, SC, Hand-carried fashioned from a shipping manifest from Savannah, GA. Gray paper.................................$55.00

1433 - TURNED COVER, PICKENS, SC TO GREENVILLE, SC/DUNN'S ROCK, NC, Manuscript cancellation, Pickens, SC, July 20th, interior of cover shows a PAID 10 stamp and a DUNN'S ROCK, NC, July 1st, 1862 [black], a scarce cancellation and combination, very fine..................................................$125.00


1430 - TURNED POSTAL COVER WITH POSTAGE ON BOTH SIDES, Barnwell CH, February 11th, 1864 from Nancy James to her parents, in  part she relates, "Received a letter from her brother in Dalton [Pvt. J. A. James Ferguson's Battery], stating that he is better [previously in a hospital], she will soon start for home when she gets provisions." The cover is addressed to her Father and sealed on the verso with a 10 cent Jefferson Davis stamp [damaged from the opening of the letter]. The envelope had been made from another cover sealed with another 10 cent issue [also impaired from opening] addressed to Nancy James...............................................................$95.00

1432 - TURNED COVER, HANDCARRIED TO GROVE STATION, SC, Hand-carried fashioned from a shipping manifest from Savannah, GA. Gray paper.................................$55.00

1433 - TURNED COVER, PICKENS, SC TO GREENVILLE, SC/DUNN'S ROCK, NC, Manuscript cancellation, Pickens, SC. July 20th, interior of cover shows a PAID 10 stamp and a DUNN'S ROCK, NC. July 1st, 1862 [black], a scarce cancellation and combination, very fine...............................................................$125.00

1434 - TURNED COVER, ADDRESSED TO ANDERSON DISTRICT, SC, Verso has a manuscript Pickens, SC marking July 22nd. Old interior cover with an unlisted South Carolina manuscript appears to be DOUTHER, SC [closest listed is Donalton, SC] addressed to Pickens, SC, stains to verso of cover......................................................$55.00


1090 - NEW ORLEANS, LA, 1861 POSTMASTER PROVISIONAL STAMP, 5 Cents, J. Riddell, brown, used, stamped PAID in black, very good, scarce.......$100.00


72030 - CONFEDERATE POSTAL COVER, ADDRESSED TO PENDLETON, SC
, A pair of Scott #7 Jefferson Davis 5 Cents stamps cancelled. In care of Major Seaborn to Miss Mattie Seaborn. Stamps quite bold and nice. Very fine...............................................
$125.00

72031 - HOMEMADE CONFEDERATE COVER, Addressed to Salem, Roanoke County, VA. Paid 5 in manuscript, fissure at top where opened. Very good......................................$75.00

72035 - CONFEDERATE BALLONIST AUGUSTINE SMYTHE, Augustine Thomas Smythe, born 5 October 1842 in Charleston, was the son of the Reverend Thomas Smyth and Margaret Milligan Adger. In early manhood, he added an e to the spelling of his surname. Initially educated at Professor A. Sachtleben's school in Charleston. He entered South Carolina College in 1860 but left during the Civil War. Joining the college corps of cadets as a corporal (25 January 1861), he was present at the firing on Fort Sumter on 12 April 1861; after the cadet corps was disbanded, he enlisted as a private in Company A (Washington Light Infantry) of the Twenty-fifth South Carolina Infantry (4 April 1862). Smythe was detached for duty as a lance sergeant in the Signal Corps on 20 October 1862 and subsequently was a signal operator and observer at Fort Sumter, Battery Wagner, the steeple of St. Michael's Church, and on the ironclad Palmetto State in Charleston harbor. In 1864, he was placed in charge of an experiment in which a captured balloon was used as an observation post and made several ascensions before the experiment was discontinued. After the evacuation of Charleston in February 1865, he joined the Fifth South Carolina Cavalry as a sergeant major, fought at the Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina (19 March 1865), and surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina 26 April 1865. A Confederate era postal cover addressed to Smythe postmarked Spartanburg, SC stamped in black PAID 5 addressed to Smythe at Pendleton, SC......................................................................................$125.00


3220 - CONFEDERATE POSTAL COVER, SCOTT #1, addressed to Albermarle County, VA, 5 cent green Jefferson Davis issue, undetermined PM, home made cover, light green issue cut from a corner of a sheet of stamps, October 1861 - March 1862. Cover is fresh with bold manuscript.....................................................$225.00

3221 - CONFEDERATE POSTAL COVER, SCOTT #1, addressed to Miss Maggie Hahn, Winchester, Frederick County, VA, tied with a TUDOR HALL, VA, CDS, [1862] stamp quite fresh along with cover with has embossed decorative trim, 5 cent green Jefferson Davis, olive green issue. Very fine example.........................................................$250.00

3222 - CONFEDERATE POSTAL COVER, SCOTT #2, addressed to Butler, GA, 10 cent Thomas Jefferson issue, medium blue, TUDOR HALL, VA, CDS. Nice borders and good color, a scarcer issue...................................................$295.00


3223 - CONFEDERATE POSTAL COVER, SCOTT #2
, addressed to Cedar Falls, Greenville, Couty, SC, TUDOR HALL, VA, CDS. Nice color to stamp, good borders and excellent tie, scarce issue........................
$250.00

3224 - CONFEDERATE POSTAL COVER, SCOTT #4, addressed to Martindale PO, NC, uncertain Virginia CDA, 5 cent blue Jefferson Davis issue, stamp seals the flap on the verso, scarce issue....................................................$200.00


8215 - 28TH GEORGIA, PVT. T. W. G. INGLETT, DUE 10 STAMPED, CHARLESTON, SC, October 11th, 1863. Wounded at Cold Harbor and Darbytown Road. Dietz Type D, homemade cover dark kraft colored paper, ex. Green. Very fine.................................................$145.00

8216 - 28TH GEORGIA, PVT. T. W. G. INGLETT, DUE 10, CHARLESTON, SC, ON WHITE WALLPAPER, November 8th, 1863. Wounded at Cold Harbor and Darbytown Road, strong Charleston CDS, large black 10, ex. Green. Wallpaper issues are rare. Very fine........................................................$295.00

8220 - 28TH GEORGIA, PVT. T. W. G. INGLETT, DUE 10, RARE LAKE CITY, FLORIDA, CDS, February 26th [1862]. Black Due 10, black Lake City, Florida CDS, wounded at Cold Harbor and Darbytown Road, Florida. Covers are quite in demand................................$395.00


61115 - LARGE COVER WITH NICE SCOTT #2, THOMAS JEFFERSON, 10 Cent blue, nice bright color, small nick at bottom, tied to a Guineys, VA. CDs to a neat, clean large cover. Date in CDs not legible, GUINEY'S VA, unusually bold, cover addressed to Rockingham, VA (ex-Kaufman Auction 6/12/1982, lot #197) WAS $295.00..................................NOW $250.00

OFF COVER CONFEDERATE STAMPS

61123 - 10 CENTS THOMAS JEFFERSON, 1862 ISSUE, Scott #2, partial blue cancellation, very good..................................$35.00

61124 - 5 CENTS JEFFERSON DAVIS, LONDON PRINTING, Scott #6, printed in London by De Le Rue and run through the blockade, unused, nice..................................$20.00

61125 - 5 CENTS JEFFERSON DAVIS, LOCAL RICHMOND PRINTING, Scott #7, Archer & Daly. Richmond, local issue, unused..........................$20.00     Corner block of four......................................$80.00


61126 - TWO CENTS, ANDREW JACKSON
, Scott #8, 1863, Archer & Daly, Richmond, VA. red-brown, unused, very fine....................................
$45.00

61127 - 10 CENTS, JEFFERSON DAVIS, 1863, Scott #11, Archer & Daly, Richmond, VA. Unused condition...........................$20.00

61128 - 10 CENTS, JEFFERSON DAVIS, 1863, Scott #12, Archer & Daly, Richmond, VA. Unused condition...........................$20.00


61129 - 20 CENTS, GEORGE WASHINGTON
, Scott #13, Green, Archer & Daly, Richmond, VA. Unused, very fine....................................
$45.00


8221 - PRISONER OF WAR COVER, POINT LOOKOUT, 2ND TENNESSEE INFANTRY, PVT. ROBERT RUCKER, PM, March 31st [1865] OLD POINT COMFORT, VA. US grid stamped 3 Cent Rose stamp, addressed to his Mother, Mrs. Samuel R. Rucker, Murfreesboro, TN in care of Mr. D. D. Wendell. Rucker had been captured on the 22nd of March [1865] at Goldsboro, NC. Ex. Stanley Horn Collection, very fine................................SOLD

61114 - TUDOR HALL, VA, Paid 5 stamped, cancellation of Tudor Hall, September 5th, 1861. Addressed to Mrs. W.H. Harmon - Staunton, VA, probably sent by Lt. Col. William H. Harman, made Lt. Col, 5th VA on Sept. 11th, 1861. He was the pre-War Commonwealth Virginia Attorney for Augusta County. Very fine.................................. SOLD

61119 - PAIR OF #7'S ON COVER ADDRESSED TO MANCHESTER, SC, Two local issue 5 Cent stamps on a fresh ivory cover with March 3rd, 1863 cancellation, Richmond, VA. Nice tie of CDS, very fine........................................SOLD

61120 - EARLY CONFEDERATE POSTAL RECEIPT, Camden, MS on brown necessity paper, pre-printed and filled-in, for stamps purchased going to Canton, MS. 10 Cents, October 1864, signed by the Confederate postmaster, fine.........................................SOLD

61122 - PAIR OF SCOTT #7'S ON COVER TO SALTSVILLE, VA, vertical pair of Scott #7, local 5 Cent Jefferson Davis, irregular, but full margins, tied by Guinea's VA, CDS on homemade cover, ex-Kauffman Auction, 6/1982, fine..................................SOLD

8214 - 28TH GEORGIA, PVT. T. W. G. INGLETT, DUE 10 STAMPED COVER FROM TUDOR HALL, VA, December 30th, 1862. DUE 10 BLACK STAMP, TUDOR HALL, VA, wounded at Cold Harbor, Darbytown Road to Columbia County, GA. Clear and distinct manuscript. Good CDS and DUE 10...........................................SOLD

8217 - 28TH GEORGIA, PVT. T. W. G. INGLETT, DUE 10, CDS, TENNVILLE, GA, November 23rd, [1862]. Nice Tennville, GA, CDS, manuscript Due 10, wounded at Cold Harbor and Darbytown Road. Unlisted usage in Dietz, fine....................................SOLD

8218 - 28TH GEORGIA, PVT. T. W. G. INGLETT, DUE 10, WINCHESTER, VA, October 16th [1862], Black Due 10, Winchester, VA, CDS. Wounded at Cold Harbor and Darbytown Road. Fine............................................SOLD


8219 - 28TH GEORGIA, PVT. T. W. G. INGLETT, DUE 10, TUDOR HALL, VA
, BLACK Due 10, strong Tudor Hall, VA, CDS, nicely docketed, wounded at Cold Harbor and Darbytown Road. Fine......................
SOLD

8222 - PRISONER OF WAR COVER, POINT LOOKOUT, 2ND TENNESSEE INFANTRY, PVT. ROBERT RUCKER, PM July 18th [1865] OLD POINT COMFORT, VA. US grid stamped 3 Cent Rose stamp, addressed to his Mother, Mrs. Samuel R. Rucker, Murfreesboro, TN in care of Mr. D. D. Wendell. Rucker had been captured on the 22nd of March [1865] at Goldsboro, NC. "Flag" [of truce noted], Rucker notes on the verso of the cover in pencil, "Col. R. H. Kuble was killed at Petersburg, June 30th". Ex. Stanley Horn Collection, very fine....................................................SOLD

 
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