Shreveport La., Oct. 1, 1863.
Circular datestamp and straightline "DUE 10"
on blue folded letter to James H. Starr in Tyler Tex. from his son at Shreveport La.,
letter endorsed by the junior Starr as a "Cadet, C.S.A.",
dated Sep. 30, 1863, fascinating and lengthy war content including discussion of paroled prisoners from Vicksburg (fell July 4) and Port Hudson (fell July 9), General Magruder, speculation of enemy invasions at Sabine Pass, others, receipt docketing on back, Very Fine and outstanding war content from the Starr correspondence, the senior Starr was appointed the Agent for the Trans-Mississippi Department in Feb. 1864 and has been the subject of extensive new archival research by Vince King
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