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Sale 988 — The Steven C. Walske Collection of Civil War Special Routes

Sale Date — Thursday, 27 May, 2010

Category — Flag-of-Truce Mail: Jackson-Vicksburg

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 988, Lot Number 230, Flag-of-Truce Mail: Jackson-VicksburgJackson Miss, Jackson MissJackson Miss. Inner flag-of-truce cover to Brandon Miss., possibly from prisoner at Johnson's Island Prison in Sandusky O., censored at Vicksburg with manuscript "Examined and Approved JB Weeks Lt. and A.D.C.", C.S.A. postage paid by 10c Blue, Die A (11), large margins, tied by "Jackson Miss Apr" (1865) circular datestamp, cover with tears and missing part of backflap, some edge restoration, still Fine and rare example of southbound mail carried via the Vicksburg-Jackson flag-of-truce route, illustrated in Special Routes (p. 78)

E. 750-1,000
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