Trans-Mississippi Usage from Georgia to Arkansas via Texas.
10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c), three margins, in at bottom, creased, tied by "Nacogdoches Tex. Jan. 28" (1864) circular datestamp on cover originating in Jasper Co., Georgia, and addressed to Union-held Benton, Arkansas, carried thru the river blockade by courier (ms. "Sent by H. M. Henley"
on backflap), entered Confederate mails at Nacogdoches and sent to Camden Ark. where exchanged under flag-of-truce, ms. "Ex & appd. Maj. W. Percy, Comdg Post"
examiner's endorsement applied on arrival at Benton; with original letter dated Nov. 29, 1863, the writer describes his company's part in the Battle of Chickamauga, taking a ball thru the eye, other casualties, amputations and mention of Gen. Bragg fighting and retreating to Dalton; minor stain spots and folds in cover, still Fine, an extremely rare usage
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