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Csa Patriotic Scarce 10-star Flag, North Carolina Hc, Nice For Sale
CSA SCARCE 10-STAR FLAG PATRIOTIC cover to Miss Cornelia Humphler, Buckland, N.C./Care of Mr. Smith. 10c stamp probably added to hand-carried use. Nice cover. Winner adds $1.00 postage. Member APS, CSA. Thanks!
On Mar-19-13 at 15:28:42 PDT, seller added the following information:
STOLEN FROM THE MAILS! IF YOU SPOT THIS UNION SOLDIER'S LETTER IN ANY sale, DEALER BOURSE, IN COLLECTOR'S HANDS, OR IF IT IS OFFERED FOR SALE IN ANOTHER MANNER, IT WAS STOLEN FROM THE MAILS SHIPPED FROM MASSACHUSETTS TO NEW JERSEY!
Union Soldier’s Letter and cover: the rebels made a cavalry raid and captured supplies and prisoners, our cavalry went out and took 100 prisoners; letter headed Fort Richardson, October 12th, 1863. Three pages in ink to Mary by Sergt. Edgar Bennett, 1st Conn. Heavy Artillery. He relates in part..."There was a cavalry raid about five miles from here the other night. They captured a great deal of stuff and sutler stores. The Rebels captured a number of prisoners. Yesterday they was a brigade of cavalry that went past here to where the Rebels made their raid and this morning they came back with about 100 Rebel prisoners". Bennett was later wounded in the hand by a saber cut and taken prisoner near Petersburg in March 1865. Comes with remnants of silk from the regimental flag of the 1st Ct. Heavy Artillery.
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Csa Patriotic Scarce 10-star Flag, North Carolina Hc, Nice: $1