5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6).
Vertical pair, tied by blue
"Hillsboro N.C. Nov. 22, 1862" double-circle datestamp on rebacked buff cover front to Petersburg Va. with "Hillsborough, N.C. Military Academy" illustrated corner card
depicting building and flag, slightly reduced at left but design intact, cover and stamp soiling, Fine appearance, this military academy was established in 1859 and chartered in 1861 and trained officers and enlisted men, the founders were killed during the war and the school closed in 1868
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