Union City Tennessee.
Large negative circle with "July 9" and "Paid" in manuscript on red and blue 7-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic
(F7-16) cover to Waterloo P.O. S.C., with original enclosure on letterhead with blue Jefferson Davis Medallion and Verse design with imprint "Camp Brown, Union City, Tenn.",
from M. G. Milam reporting on troops gathered at Camp Brown, cover with scotch-tape repairs at top left corner and along edges
FINE. A HIGHLY EXHIBITABLE PATRIOTIC COVER WITH THE DISTINCTIVE UNION CITY, TENNESSEE, TOWN MARKING AND ORIGINAL ENCLOSURE FROM A SOLDIER AT CAMP BROWN, WRITTEN ON PATRIOTIC STATIONERY.
The Confederate congress did not authorize soldiers' due mail until July 30, 1861. Until then, soldiers were required to charge or pay for postage.
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