10c Blue, Die A (11).
Margins to irregular and in at bottom left, tied by "Charlottesville Va. Feb. 9, 1864" double-circle datestamp on cover addressed Care of Lt. Moore, 44th Ga. Regiment, Doles' Brigade, Rhodes' Division, Army of Northern Virginia, back with pencil notation and signature "Pass bearer over river with this letter not to go beyond opposite bank, G.P. Doles Brig Genl,"
edgewear and nicks, otherwise Fine, George P. Doles was a Georgia Confederate General who played a key role on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg in driving back the Union 11th Corps, he was killed by a Union sharpshooter at the Battle of Cold Harbor on June 2, 1864, just a few months after this cover was carried
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