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Sale 1104 — Civil War and Confederate States

Sale Date — Wednesday, 24 June, 2015

Category — Postmasters Provisionals: Baton Rough La. Thru Christiansburg Va.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2092
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2092, Postmasters Provisionals: Baton Rough La. Thru Christiansburg Va.Baton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2), Baton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2)Baton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2). Large margins, tied by "Baton Rouge La. Oct. 21, 1861" circular datestamp on cover to member of the Delta Rifles, 4th Regiment La. Volunteers at Mississippi City Miss., barely reduced at top and some slight edgewear

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE COVER WITH A FOUR-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE BATON ROUGE 5-CENT PROVISIONAL WITH MALTESE CROSS BORDER.

According to http://4thla.com/history.htm , at this point in the war the 4th La. was stationed along the Mississippi sound to protect against the possibility of invasion. Composed mainly of well-to-do planters and their sons, almost everyone in the original company was promoted to the rank of officer.

5,000
2,900
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