"Madison (Fla.) Feb. 10 (1863)."
Manuscript forwarding postmark on red and blue 10-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic
cover (F10-6), originated with bold "Richmond Va. Feb. 1, 1863" circular datestamp, posted unpaid (without indication of soldier mail) so struck with "Held for Postage"
circular handstamp and then released to Madison Fla. with bold strike of "Forwarded 10"
in octagon due handstamp, upon arrival at Madison it was forwarded to Gainesville and then forwarded again
to Orange Springs, manuscript "Ford", "Due 10"
and "Due 10c"
trace the charges during its journey, for a total of 30c due on arrival in Orange Springs, slightly reduced at top
VERY FINE. A SPECTACULAR 10-STAR CONFEDERATE FLAG PATRIOTIC COVER FORWARDED AROUND FLORIDA WITH AN AMAZING ARRAY OF MARKINGS.
It is safe to state that this is a unique use of any Confederate Flag Patriotic with 10 stars.
Illustrated in Wishnietsky book on p. 55. Illustrated in the C.S.A. Catalog
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