Churchland Va. Feb. 10 (1862).
Mostly clears strike of red
circular datestamp with matching "Paid 10" handstamp on oatmeal cover to Argus Ala. with 10-Star Confederate Flag with Blank Streamer and Verse Patriotic
design (F10-11, Verse 5), W. & J. Bonitz imprint, turned cover
with inside use showing manuscript "Argus Ala. Oct. 21, 1861",
no indication of postage paid or due, some expert restoration including inside of cover silked, appears Very Fine, illustrated in Wishnietsky's Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Usages
on p. 57
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