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

Sale Date — Thursday, 27 May, 2010

Category — Flag-of-Truce Mail: Other Routes

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
237
c
Sale 988, Lot 237, Flag-of-Truce Mail: Other RoutesRome Ga. Flag-of-truce cover to Williamsburgh N.Y., 3c Rose (65) tied by one of two strikes of "Nashville Ten. Oct. 4, 1864" circular datestamp, manuscript "Ex and approved Josiah Robbins Jr Provost Marshal Rome Geo Sept 26 1864", stamp with piece missing from bottom, cover with couple tears and one backflap missing, Fine appearance, a rare flag-of-truce cover, Federal troops under General William T. Sherman occupied Rome beginning in May 1864

E. 500-750
250