10c Rose (5).
Large margins, showing clear scratched plate below "Cents" into bottom margin,
tied by "Mt. Carmel S.C. Oct. 7" circular datestamp on 1862 cover to Gen. James Johnston Pettigrew
at Petersburg Va., light gum toning along edges, small backflap tear, Very Fine, a nice example of this elusive plate variety on cover to a prominent Confederate general, with 2010 C.S.A. certificate, Gen. Pettigrew commanded a division to the left of George Pickett during Gettysburg's "Pickett's Charge", during the retreat from Gettysburg he was killed by a Union cavalryman at Falling Waters
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