Columbia S.C. Apr. 20 (1861).
Blue strike of circular datestamp ties U.S. 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), stamp is seriously defective with pieces missing, lifted and pasted onto parts of another stamp below it to appear complete, on red and blue 7-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic
cover to Clarksville Tenn., appears Fine, despite the stamp's condition this is a scarce Confederate use of U.S. postage on a Confederate patriotic to Tennessee, which had not yet seceded from the Union, this flag design is also not listed in the current Dietz and will be added to the forthcoming Confederate States Catalogue
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