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Postal History & Currency



Postal History: "U.S. Grant" Signed as President on Executive Envelope - Rare as Presidential Franking Privileges were Abolished 6 Months Later!







A Future Confederate General Clement H. Stevens Signs a $5 Charleston, S.C. Bank Note





A Great Charleston Display Piece: Major Robert Anderson Postally Used Cover from Fort Sumter March 24th, 1861 - Just Several Months Before He was Fired Upon!









Confederate Postal History - 5 Cent Green, Lynchburg, Va. 1862 - Addressed to 1st Virginia Brigade, Lt. James H. Langhorne, 4th Reg. Virginia Volunteers, Manassas Junction, Va. - THE FAMOUS LIBERTY HALL VOLUNTEERS







Confederate Cover Autographed by Future CS General William C. Wickham - He Signs as "Lt. Col. 4th Va. Cavalry" - Served with J.E.B. Stuart in Raid on Calett's Station & Maryland Invasion







Confederate Postal History - Beautiful Greensboro, Ala. Jan. 12 (1863) Cancellation on Pair of 5 Cent Local #7 - ADDRESSED TO GENL. JOHN H. COCKE IN BREMO BLUFF, VA. - Famous Bremo Plantation, National Historic Landmark - Father of CS Gen. Philip St. George Cocke







Confederate Postal History - Pair of 5 Cent Blue London (6), Spartanburg, S.C., Feb. 17 (1863) Cancellation - Addressed to Dr. C. C. Fleming, SURGEON 22nd S.C. Regt., Evan's Brigade Wilmington, N.C.







Confederate Postal History - Fine Example of a CSA 4 Davis with Greenville, S.C. Postmark







Confederate Postal History - Small Green Cover with Two CSA-6 Davis Stamps & Beautiful Blue Greensborough, N.C. Postmark







Confederate Postal History - Lexington, Va. June 8 (1861) with Blue PAID 5 - Addressed to REV. W. N. PENDLETON, CAPT. ROCKBRIDGE ARTILLERY! - BECAME CONFEDERATE GENERAL

Confederate Postal History - 1st Manassas Campaign with Manuscript "Pd. 5" & "Stony Bridge, July 27th 1861" - Addressed to the Sister of Lt. W. M. Waller, Amherst Court House, Va. - 19th Va. Infantry


Postal History - Cover Franked by Thomas O. Allen 6th Mass. Regiment - Fired on in Baltimore, April 1861

   STOLEN 8/13    - Confederate Postal History - 8th Georgia Infantry Color-Bearer S. B. Barnwell of Company B - Killed While Carrying the Flag








CS Postal History 4th VA. Cav. - The "Powhatan Troop" - Pvt. Manson Bradshaw Sends Home this Cover to His Wife in Chesterfield County, Va. - Postmark "Richmond, Va." & "DUE 5" - Bradshaw would become a POW, wounded & die of his wounds in just a few months of writing this letter






Confederate Postal History - "Camp of 5th N. Carolina, Snow 13 Inches" - George W. Wightman Addresses Cover to his Wife in Fayetteville, N.C. - CSA 1 Davis Stamp






Confederate Postal History - 52nd Virginia Infantry - A Captured Cover Taken from the 69th New York Irish Brigade - Great Story!







    STOLEN 8/13    - Confederate Postal History - 13th Texas Cav. - Rare Postmark: "CAMPTI, LA., AUG 3 (1863), DUE 10"






Rare WWII "McCoy Internment Camp, Camp McCoy, Wisconsin" Cover - Held Japanese Immigrants & German & Italian Nationals!






  Union Patriotic Used Cover - Giant Colorful "Col. E. E. Ellsworth"






Pre-Civil War Charleston Cover with "Ravenel & Co." Hand Stamp






Nevada: The Manhattan Silver Mining Co. $5





Nevada: The Manhattan Silver Mining Co. $20







8th Ga./Hampton Legion Cav. Our Best CS Patiotic/Letter Combination - REMEMBER BARTOW  - Battle of Bull Run







CS Post-Master Durant/Canton, Miss. Receipt






"War with Mexico" 1846 Cincinnati, Oh., Ohio Vol. Militia Honorable Discharge... Form Used as an envelope!






War-Date $20 Double-Eagles: 1861 & 1864 Beauties






Nice Example of a "Seated" Silver Dollar






1871-S $2.50 Gold Coin






Nice Example of an "Indian" $5 Gold Piece






CS Post-Master Thomastown/Canton, Mississippi






16th Mass. - Ord. Sergt. Joseph S. Hills, Co. F. - One of His "Custom - Made" Postally Used Covers - He was Killed in the Wilderness






1861 Charleston Letter & Cover  - Talks of Getting Supplies through the Blockade!







Six Different Civil War Patriotic Tokens all in Fine Condition






Nice Example of a Turned (Twice Used) CS Cover - Both CS Stamps Display Well Addressed to Sergt. S. Bowden Co B Palmetto Sharp Shooters, Gen. Jenkins Brigade - Fine Emory, Va. Cancellation






Atlanta April 16, '61 - Great Defense of Southern Rights - Family of Ga. Supreme Court Judge Robert Lyon - With Perfect Atlanta Cancellation Cover






CS Turned Cover (Used Twice) - First Postmark, Augusta, Ga. Second, West Point, Ga. - Great Return Address on Front of Cover: 1ST ARKANSAS REGT. OF MOUNTED RIFLEMEN







Union Patriotic Cover - Eagle Flying Over Charging Troops - Perhaps the Famous 7th Wisc?






Large Autograph of Edward D. Tracy, Lt. Col. 19th AL. on Beautiful Mobile, AL. 12/10/1861 Cover - Tracy  became Brig. Gen. only to be killed in May of '63






Fort Delaware POW Cover - Addressed to Capt. Wm. Coker - 8th Coker - 8th S.C. Regt. - A POW 3 Times & Wounded Twice including Gettysburg!







Union Chaplain's Cover - Big Oval Stamp from McClellan U.S. Hospital - Best we have seen!






One of a Kind - A Draft Dodger Writes to Friends in Akron, Ohio from Canada - With Scarce Cover Having 1859 10 Cent Brown Stamp (17b; SG36)







   STOLEN 8/13    - Confederate Postal History - Centreville, Va. Due 5 Manuscript with Beautiful I.D.: Capt. R. B. Isabell, 30th Va. Cavalry - He Carried Stonewall Jackson's Battle Flag