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Sale 1151 — The Civil War and Confederate States

Sale Date — Friday, 3 March, 2017

Category — Army Field Offices

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1830
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1830, Army Field Offices"Official Business Hd. Qrs. Army of N M", "Official Business Hd. Qrs. Army of N M""Official Business Hd. Qrs. Army of N M". Manuscript endorsement on large buff cover to "Commanding Officer 4th Regt. T.M.V. (Texas Mounted Volunteers), Camp on Rio Grande Arizona," Very Fine cover sent during the Confederate occupation of New Mexico from the newly-formed territory of Arizona, during the period in which the Confederate Territory of Arizona was formed, Brigadier General Henry Sibley raised three regiments, designated the Army of New Mexico, comprising the 4th, 5th and 7th Texas regiments, the 4th, to which this cover is addressed, was known unofficially as the 1st Regiment of Sibley's Brigade, mail specifically addressed to Confederate-named Arizona is very rare, ex Camina and Walske

E. 750-1,000
3,500
1831
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1831, Army Field Offices10c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12), 10c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12)10c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12). Two covers, each with Army field office cancel, first tied by Army of Northern Virginia grid on cover to Greenville S.C., second tied by "Chattanooga Tenn. Oct. 6" roving circular datestamp on cover to Pendleton S.C., Very Fine pair of covers

E. 200-300
140
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1832
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1832, Army Field Offices10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to in at top, tied by "ARMY/OF/TENN" three-line handstamp on homemade faintly addressed cover to Knox Hill West Fla., slight age toning, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
375
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