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Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2020-09-09
Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection
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Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 314, Flag-of-Truce MailRickersville Hospital, Charleston S.C, Rickersville Hospital, Charleston S.CRickersville Hospital, Charleston S.C. Buff prisoner-of-war inner cover endorsed "JS Hammell Lt. Col. 66th Regt. NY Vol. Prisoner of Warr Charleston S.C.", addressed to Hammell's regiment "via Washington", magenta manuscript "Soldiers Letter WT Bennett Lt. Col. & Agt. Exd" and magenta "Ex & Appd. TVK Jr." examiner's marking at right, entered U.S. mails with "Port Royal S.C. Nov. 15, 1864" double-circle datestamp and "Due 3" handstamp, answer docketing of Nov. 26, original letter enclosure datelined "1st S.C. Hospital Oct. 13, 1864" confirming that this is from Rickersville (where the 1st S.C. Hospital was located), interesting health and war-related content, minor edgewear

VERY FINE. A RAR PRISONER-OF-WAR COVER FROM RICKERSVILLE HOSPITAL S.C., SENT BY FLAG-OF-TRUCE VIA THE POCOTALIGO AND PORT ROYAL EXCHANGE ROUTE. ONLY FIVE COVERS ARE KNOWN FROM THIS HOSPITAL.

The four Rickersville Hospital covers listed in the Harrison book are all from Lt. Oliver R. McNary, a member of Co. E of the 12th Pa. Volunteers (see Siegel Sale 988, lot 212). This is a fifth cover which is tied to Rickersville by the dateline in the letter.

Ex Dr. Agre. Accompanied by prisoner's biography. With 1995 C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2016-12-15
U.S. and Confederate States Postal History
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Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1648, Civil War: Prisoner-of-War and Flag-of-TruceRickersville Hospital, Charleston S.C, Rickersville Hospital, Charleston S.CRickersville Hospital, Charleston S.C. Four covers, first two are from and to Lt. Oliver R. McNary, first a prisoner-of-war inner cover, with photocopy of original letter datelined "1st South Carolina Hospital, Charleston S.C. Oct. 1, 1864" to Washington Pa., prisoner's endorsement at top, manuscript censor mark "Ex. J.O.C." and second examined mark "Soldier's Letter WT Bennett Lt. Col & agt. - ex D.S.", entered U.S. mails with "Port Royal S.C. Nov. 13, 1864" double-circle datestamp and "Due 3" handstamp, light stains, second cover sent from Washington Pa. to Charleston S.C. via Port Royal (Oct. 8, 1864 on flap, therefore to Rickersville Hospital, see below for time line), with 3c Rose (65), flag-of-truce endorsement and "Exd. HHR" censor mark

FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE PAIR OF P.O.W. COVERS FROM AND TO RICKERSVILLE HOSPITAL, SENT BY FLAG-OF-TRUCE VIA POCOTALIGO AND PORT ROYAL. ONLY FOUR COVERS ARE KNOWN FROM THIS HOSPITAL.

All the covers definitively known to come from Rickersville are from Lt. Oliver R. McNary, a member of Co. E of the 12th Pa. Volunteers. McNary was captured on April 20, 1864 at Plymouth N.C., taken to Andersonville where he attempted to escape, then to Macon from where he did escape on July 30. He was recaptured on August 17, injured during his flight and taken to Rickersville Hospital on August 21. He was then moved to Annapolis Hospital on December 4 and finally paroled. A lengthy article on the McNary correspondence from Confederate Philatelist (Oct. 1961, this cover illustrated) is included, along with a photograph of McNary, a post-war paper given by him about his time in Confederate prisons and copies of his pension documents. Also accompanied by two parole camp covers from and to McNary, one with U.S. Christian Commission corner card

E. 2,000-3,000
2,700
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Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2010-05-27
The Steven C. Walske Collection of Civil War Special Routes
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Sale Number 988, Lot Number 212, Flag-of-Truce Mail: Pocotaligo-Port RoyalRickersville Hospital, Charleston S.C, Rickersville Hospital, Charleston S.CRickersville Hospital, Charleston S.C. Prisoner-of-war inner cover, with original letter datelined "Charleston S.C. Aug 31 1864, to Washington Pa., prisoner's endorsement at top and "By Flag of Truce via Charleston & Port Royal" at bottom, manuscript censor mark "Ex. J.T.P.", entered U.S. mails with unusually clear "Port Royal S.C. Sep. 5, 1864" double-circle datestamp and "Due 3" handstamp, couple insignificant light stains and minor edgewear

VERY FINE. A RARE P.O.W. COVER FROM RICKERSVILLE HOSPITAL SENT BY FLAG-OF-TRUCE VIA POCOTALIGO AND PORT ROYAL. ONLY FOUR COVERS ARE KNOWN FROM THIS HOSPITAL.

All the covers definitively known to come from Rickersville are from Lt. Oliver R. McNary, a member of Co. E of the 12th Pa. Volunteers (see lot 130 for a related cover). McNary was captured on April 20, 1864 at Plymouth N.C., taken to Andersonville where he attempted to escape, then to Macon from where he did escape on July 30. He was recaptured on August 17, injured during his flight and taken to Rickersville Hospital on August 21. The enclosed letter states, "...(brought) to this place from Macon Geo last week. At present am in the 1st South Carolina Hospital..." He was then moved to Annapolis Hospital on December 4 and finally paroled. A lengthy article on the McNary correspondence can be found in the Confederate Philatelist (Oct. 1961).

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E. 1,500-2,000
1,200
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