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18102
New  11-10-18

US 26, 3¢ dull red tied by light BROWNSVILLE / TEN // APR / 17 [1861] cds on overall 7-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic (CC F7-2B, CCV $4,500, with the prominent flagstaff compared to F7-2A which lacks the flagstaff), second strike on back, to Messrs. Leon Berg & Co., Philadelphia. Pa., barely reduced at right. Rarely found in such nice condition, 1987 PF certificate 0176776. $3,800.

$3,800

18103
New  11-10-18

US 26, 3¢ dull red, straddle-pane copy tied by CHARLESTON / S.C. // MAY / 12 / 1861 cds on 7-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic (CC F7-7B, CCV $1,500) to Unionville S.C., missing top flap, Very Fine, ex Calhoun. $1,300.

$1,300

18104
New  11-10-18

US 26, 3¢ dull red (irregularly separated at left) tied by neat SAVANNAH Ga. // MAY / 17 [1861] cds on 9-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic (CC F9-2B, CCV $4,000), small stain at top and back flap tears just extend to couple short tears at bottom, otherwise Fine, the ninth star represents the admission of Arkansas, which was followed only three days later by North Carolina, due to this short time period there were fewer 9-Star Confederate Patriotic designs produced than any other flag designs (7 thru 13 stars). $3,000.

$3,000

18106
New  11-10-18

US 26, 3¢ dull red tied by neat SAVANNAH Ga. // MAY / 30 / 1861 cds on cover to Thomas Prosser & Son, 28 Platt St., New York City, N.Y., with 7-Star Confederate Shield Patriotic Sticker (CC ST-7, CC $2,000), faint strike of oval handstamp, back flap with red embossed patent seal for Thos. Prosser & Son New York who is also the addressee, stamp with a few short perfs, Very Fine, Confederate States use of US postage, ex Duckworth; these are very rarely tied and expertizing bodies frequently offer a “no opinion” when submitted; serious patriotic sticker collectors recognize this, therefore offered on its own merits. $1,500.

$1,500

18109
New  11-10-18

Raleigh, N.C., 5¢ red entire #68XU1, clear but usual light strike of provisional handstamp, blue Raleigh, N.C., Jun 17 [1861] double-circle datestamp on narrow green-lined patriotic cover to Miss A. L. Siler, Franklin, N.C., with 12-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic design (F12-3, CCV $2,000 for just flag design), missing back flap, Scott CV $3,500 as provisional on patriotic. $1,700.

$1,700

18112
New  11-10-18

LYNCHBURG / Va. // JUN / 24 / 1861 cds with matching PAID in oval and "10" rate handstamp on Jefferson Davis Medallion, 7-Star Flags, Sunburst and "Henry Grays" Regimental Patriotic cover (JD-1A var, Slogan 50, CCV $1,000), also manuscript "Paid 10 cts," slightly reduced at left, minor toning, vertical fold and splits along edges, , ex Dr. Warren, with 1998 CSA certificate 03165. $850.

$850

18113
New  11-10-18

Hand-carried Jefferson Davis Patriotic (JD-1A, Verse 31, CCV $1,000) addressed to R. J. Van Hook, Columbus, Miss., with manuscript "Mail" at bottom (possibly a soldier's letter), matching manuscript "Let her wave" at top, missing back flap, small edge tear at top, stain in address. There is listed an R. J. Van Hook who served in the Alabama Reserves. $375.

$375

18114
New  11-10-18

CLEMMONSVILLE / N.C. // MAR / 20 / [1862] cds with matching PAID 5 (CC type A, $250 for ordinary stampless use) on red Jefferson Davis Medallion, 7-Star Flags, Sunburst and Verse Patriotic cover (JD-1A, Verse 31, CCV $1,000), to Miss E. D. Dickson, Salem, N.C., with original enclosure dated March 18 from mother to daughter, small toned specks, couple smalls edge tears and back flap reattached with archival tape. There are many fakes of this postmark done with a genuine canceling device after the war, easily recognizable by the dented rim. This is a completely genuine example. $850.

$850

18116
New  11-10-18

RICHMOND / Va. // SEP / 23 / 1861 lightly struck cds with matching PAID 10 in circle handstamp on blue Jefferson Davis Medallion, 7-Star Flags, 10-Star Sunburst and Verse Patriotic design (JD-1B, Verse 26) and RARE Natchez Rifles, Capt. A.V. Davis REGIMENTAL IMPRINT at top, some mounting remnants on back, addressed to Mrs. C. Lacrozo, Natchez, Miss., Extremely Fine. A similar cover in red and blue sold in the Dr. Ralph Brandon collection for $4,600. $2,500.

Capt. Alfred Vidal Davis, Sr. commanded the Natchez Rifles, Company E, 4th Louisiana Battalion. Davis owned a slave, John Roy Lynch, who became one of the first African-American congressmen. Much more information on linked page.

$2,500

18117
New  11-10-18

MEMPHIS / Ten. // NOV/  1? / 1861 cds with matching bold DUE / 5 handstamp on dark red and light blue Jefferson Davis Medallion, 11-Star Flags, Sunburst and Verse Patriotic cover (JD-1C, Verse 28), to Mrs. T. B. Walton, Care E. J. Walton, Memphis, Tenn., slightly reduced at left with few sealed tears at edge. The shades of the red and blue colors are very unusual; illustrated in Wishnietsky's Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Usages on page 120. Mandated soldier endorsement of W. B. Carter, 15th Reg. Vol. (state not specified – good doable research project) $1,100.

$1,100

18123
New  11-10-18

CHARLESTON / S.C. // OCT / 1 / 1861 cds with PAID 5 in circle handstamp on 7-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover (F7-7B, CCV $1,500) to Miss Emgeline Neighbours, Pendleton S.C., barely reduced at right, some slight wear and soiling, still Very Fine and attractive cover, ex Toaspern, Gallagher, Calhoun and Kilbourne. $800.  

$800

18128
New  11-10-18

QUINCY / Flor. // OCT / 20 [1861] cds with matching PAID / 5 on small ladies-sized 9-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover (F9-2B, ccv $4,000), to Joseph Iuger, Thomasville Ga., light central stain and back flap tears. Very fine and EXTREMELY RARE example of this 9-star flag patriotic. The ninth star represents the admission of Arkansas, which was followed only three days later by North Carolina. Due to the short time period, there were fewer 9-Star Confederate Patriotic designs produced than any other flag design (7 thru 13 stars). Surviving examples are rare.  ONE OF ONLY TWO 9-STAR FLAG USES RECORDED FROM FLORIDA  IN THE BRIGGS CENSUS. Ex Wm. Bogg estate and Dr. Briggs. Illustrated in Briggs's Florida Postal History During the Civil War on p. 213 (for sale on linked page).  $3,000.

$3,000

18129
New  11-10-18

RICHMOND / Va. // JUL / 31 / 1861 cds with matching PAID / 5 Cts handstamp on small size 10-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover (F10-3, CCV $1,000) to Bremo (Bluff) Va. Care of Dr. Charles Cocke, Very Fine. Ex Rosenberg. $1,100.

$1,100

18135
New  11-21-18

BRUNSWICK / Ga. // NOV / 14 [1861] cds with matching DUE 5 (type C) on Hand-Held "Bartow" 11-Star Confederate Flag patriotic cover (F11-9, Slogan 3, CCV $1,500), with soldier's endorsement from E. M. Ells, Jackson Artillery, Co. A., home to Mrs. C. A. Ells, Macon, Geo. some small edge stains and back flap opening tears. $650.

Edward M. Ells served in Capt. Massenburg’s Battery Georgia Light Artillery (Jackson Light Artillery), Capt. George A. Dure’s Company, Army Northern Virginia, age 21. Much more information on linked page.

$650

18139
New  11-21-18

SOCIAL CIRCLE / GEO. // SEP / 1? bold red cds with matching PAID and 10 (type B, CCV $300) handstamps on fresh rebacked 11-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover front (F11-13, CCV $3,500), reduced at right, repaired opening tears and small erosions, and part of address written in, with 2018 PF certificate; while the back is reattached, it appears to be original to the front, addressed to Col. D. W. Hart, Arkadelphia, Ark, ex Kohn and Kilbourne. Combined CCV $3,800. $1,200.

$1,200

18140
New  11-21-18

"Big Shantee G[a] Paid 5 Aug 5th" [1861] manuscript postmark (also seen as “Big Shanty”) on 11-Star Confederate Flag Waving Around the Staff, with Liberty Cap patriotic cover (F11-14, CCV $3,500), to Mrs. E. C. Shockley, Jeferson (sic) Ga, slightly reduced at right, lightest soiling, Very Fine, ex Bogg and Kilbourne.  $1,000.

$1,000

18141
New  11-21-18

YORKTOWN / Va. [MAR 1862] cds with unreadable date, matching PAID 5 on 11-Star Confederate Flag and Verse Patriotic design (F11-17, Verse 5, CCV $1,500), original letter datelined Yorktown March 31, 1862, some wear and damp staining, missing back flap, letter with edge splits, otherwise Fine. $700.

$700

18142
New  11-21-18

RIDGEWAY / N.C. // SEP/ 2 [1861] cds with matching clear strike of large boxed woodcut "PAID 5" (type B, CCV $300 for handstamp alone) on small narrow 11-Star Confederate Flag patriotic cover (F11-26, CCV $2,500 for patriotic alone) to Miss N. C. Critcher, Boone, N.C., slightly reduced at right and minor soiling, Very Fine, on back is penciled note that this may be unique on patriotic cover (I’ve no idea). Combined CCV $2,800. $1,100.

$1,100

18144
New  11-21-18

WINCHESTER / Va. // JUN / 24 / 186? cds with matching DUE 10 on rare blue 13-Star Confederate Jackson Flag patriotic cover (F13-4A, CCV $3,500), lightly cleaned, endorsed by D. B. Edwards, Lieut., C.S.A. home to his wife in Benton, Ala. The second national Confederate flag, also known as the "White Jackson Flag" and "Stainless Banner," was adopted by the Confederacy on May 1, 1863. Very few examples are known on patriotic covers, as by 1863 paper shortages and printing expenses vastly decreased their use. Ex Ashbrook, Bogg, and Kilbourne. Illustrated in Wishnietsky's Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Usages on p. 87.  $1,700.

Daniel B. Edwards served as captain of Company A, 44th Alabama Regiment, Law’s Brigade, Hood’s Division. Much more information on linked page.

$1,700

18145
New  11-21-18

CORINTH / Miss. // JUL / 18 / [1861] cds with matching PAID / 5 (type C, $300 just for marking) in oval, beautiful clear strikes on 11-Star Confederate Flag, Cannon and Verse patriotic cover (CN-1B, Verse 28, CCV $750) to Miss P. S. Hamilton, Laurel Hill, West Feliciana [Parish] La., minor wear, Very Fine, Ex Bowman and Kilbourne, combined CCV $1,050. $1,300.

$1,300

18146
New  11-21-18

UNION CITY [TENN] soldier's endorsement from Capt. Frazer, 21st Regiment T.V. (Tennessee Volunteers) on hand-carried red 12-Star Confederate Flag, Cannon and Verse patriotic cover (CN-1C, Verse 48, CCV $750), minor edge wear. Addressed to Mrs. Letitia Frazer at Lucky House, Jackson, Tenn, ex Kohn, Hahn, and Kilbourne. $650.

C. W. Frazer served in Company I, Tennessee 21st Infantry. Much more information on linked page.

$650

18150
New  11-23-18

KINGSTON / Ga. // JUL / 18 [1861] bold cds with matching PAID and 5 (type A) in on 11-Star Confederate Flag, Tent and "Atlanta Grays. 9th Reg. Geo. Vol." Imprint Patriotic design (TF-1, CCV $1,250, but with UNLISTED UNIT DESIGNATION), T. S. Reynolds Atlanta Ga. imprint, roughly opened back flap, light soiling, RARE, this unit imprint is not listed in CSA Catalog, the 9th Georgia Volunteer Infantry formed in June 1861 and fought at Gettysburg and in the Wilderness Campaign under Longstreet's First Corps, ex Telep and Kilbourne. $1,000.

$1,000

18151
New  11-23-18

RICHMOND / VA. // JUL / 23 / 1861 cds with matching PAID 10 on 11-Star Confederate Flag, Tent, Verse and "Sardis Volunteers" Imprint patriotic cover (TF-1, Verse 18, Slogan 66, CCV $1,250), T.S. Reynolds Atlanta Ga. imprint has been mostly etched over in this version of the design (traces remain), edge wear and small repair at bottom right, slightly reduced at right scarce unit designation. $500.  

Sardis Volunteers, made up of men from Floyd County, Ga., was Company E in the 21st Georgia Infantry Regiment. To Miss S. Giddens, Talbotton, Geo.  

$500

18155
New  11-23-18

CSA 11-AD and CSA 13: two matching covers to Miss Felicia Chapman, Care of Hon. R. Chapman, Tuscaloosa Ala. from her cousin John F. Wilkerson, in the field with the 6th Tennessee Regiment, Army of the Tennessee, both with matching blue Jefferson Davis Medallion, 7-Star Flags, 10-Star Sunburst and Verse Patriotic design (JD-1B, Verse 53), 10¢ with blurry strike of what is likely Army of the Tennessee field cancel, 20¢ with corners clipped and tied by ATLANTA / Ga. cds, with original letter datelined near Atlanta, May 28, 1864, outstanding lengthy war and political commentary (see excerpt that follows), both covers with toning small edge tears. OUTSTANDING WAR CONTENT with full transcriptions that accompany. The letter accompanying the 20¢ cover has fascinating commentary on the sender's life in the Army of the Tennessee, with descriptions of battles and skirmishes and the recent completion of a raid on the rear of the Union Army. It is also strong with opinions and fervent patriotic spirit, including "I think that if our soldiers only resolved to dare & brave the dangers of the field, with the assistance of a just & merciful God, peace will crown our labors & hardships before many months elapse. As much as I desire the war to close, I am for fighting to the bitter end, until the Yankee Government grants us everything we ask for, & acknowledge the Southern Confederacy as on the 1st nations of the earth." The 20¢ cover illustrated in 1986 Dietz on p. 231 and in Wishnietsky's Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Usages on p. 119. Ex Gallagher and Kilbourne. $2,200.

Reuben Chapman was an Alabama lawyer who owned a cotton plantation in the state's "Black Belt." He served as a Democrat in the US House of Representatives (1835-1849) and as Alabama’s 13th Governor (1847-1849)Much more information on linked page.

$2,200

18156
New  11-23-18

CSA 1c, 5¢ olive green, Stone A-B with 4 large margins, tied by balloon cancel of HORN LAKE / MISS // JAN /  3 / [1862] on blue Jefferson Davis Medallion, 10 Stars and Verse patriotic cover (JD-1C, Verse 48) to Miss L. J. Brickell, Yazoo City, Miss., small piece of back flap missing, small sealed edge tear and light restoration, ex Matz, Brandon and Kilbourne. Has pizazz! $1,400.

$1,400

18158
New  11-23-18

CSA 11, 10¢ blue vertical pair, large margins, tied by CULPEPER C.H. / Va. cds on South Carolina Sailor Nailing Palmetto Flag to Pole and Verse Patriotic design (FSC-2, Verse 45, CCV $3,500), "Southern Independence" slogan in ribbon above flag, to Geo. W. Jones, Bestland P.O., Essex County, Va. (on the Rappahannock on Virginia’s middle peninsula) with light wrinkles, light soiling at upper right affecting pair, still Very Fine and RARE, this differs from the FSC-2 designs as it lacks "Confederate States of America" at top and has a different verse. $1,500.

$1,500

18164
New  11-23-18

CSA 12-KB, 10¢ dark blue tied by blurry strike of CORINTH / Miss. // MAR / 19 [1862] cds on 11-Star Confederate Flag patriotic design (F11-5, CCV $1,500 with common stamp), barely reduced at left not affecting design, few small cover scuffs and small scuff on stamp in corner, still Very Fine. Addressed to Mrs. A. E. McLaurin, Brookhaven, Miss., with soldier’s endorsement at lower left “Company E, 7th [Mississippi] Regt.” SCV $2,500, ex Meroni and Kilbourne. $1,200.

$1,200

18169
New  11-23-18

CSA 4-2, 5¢ dark blue (short pre-use wrinkle) canceled by small manuscript "X" with matching "Clayton N.C. Apr. 18" postmark on Single Standing Soldier and Verse patriotic cover (SN-2, Verse 34, CCV $2,500), the uniform in the style of the 1820's, W. & J. Bonitz, Goldsboro N.C imprint, reduced at left not affecting the design or imprint. ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES, Both of the reported examples of this design are franked with the 5¢ blue lithograph, affixed in the same orientation, with manuscript "X" cancels and to the same addressee; the other example, illustrated in Wishnietsky's Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Usages on p. 111, ex Weatherly, Everett and "Old Oak," and Kilbourne with 1972 CSA certificate signed by Billy Matz. $1,200.

$1,200

18170
New  11-23-18

ENTERPRISE / MISS // ? / 28 [1863] cds with matching "10" in circle on blue "For Land & Life, Children and Wife" Soldier and 11-Star Confederate Flag patriotic cover (SN-4, CCV $3,000), depicts a Confederate officer (believed to be Beauregard) in uniform holding a saber in one hand and flag in other, pencil 1863 docketing, thinning in portrait with small hole, slight damp staining and edge wear, this design is rare in blue. addressed to Mrs. R. M. Leavell, Saddler’s Creek, Anderson District, So Ca. $750.

$750

18171
New  11-23-18

MEMPHIS (?) / TEN // AUG / 1blurry double-circle datestamp on bright yellow-gold "For Land & Life, Children and Wife" Soldier and 11-Star Confederate Flag patriotic cover (SN-4, CCV $3,000), depicts a Confederate officer (believed to be Beauregard) in uniform holding a saber in one hand and flag in other. If Memphis, this would be a unique use of this design from occupied Memphis; addressed to Miss Catharine Rogers, Levonia P.O. Fulton Co[unty] Ohio, reduced at right and some staining, Ex Brooks and Kilbourne. $1,300.

$1,300

18172
New  11-23-18

CSA 1-2, 5¢ green pair canceled pen strokes and tied CHATTANOOGA / Ten. // ? / 12 cds on "For Land & Life, Children and Wife" Soldier and 11-Star Confederate Flag patriotic cover (SN-4, CCV $3,000), depicts a Confederate officer (believed to be Beauregard) in uniform holding a saber in one hand and flag in other, small repair at bottom right corner, to Mrs. F. D. Hughes, Conwayboro So. Ca., Ex Ashbrook, Boshwit, Freeman and Kilbourne, 2007 PF certificate 458351. $3,000.

$3,000

18174
New  11-23-18

CSA 1-2, 5¢ green tied WARRINGTON / Fla. // DEC / 28 cds on cover to Mrs. E. M. Holland, Scales Depot, Marshall Co[unty], Miss. Sailor Nailing 11-Star Confederate Flag to Pole Patriotic sticker ornate frame (ST-4), expertly mended tears including at top and on flap but label is sound, Very Fine appearance and rare, this label's design is similar to that of a Palmetto Patriotic (FSC-2), this is one of only three recorded Warrington covers bearing this label, illustrated in Wishnietsky's Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Usages on p. 134, CSA Catalog value $3,500 if tied, but these are very rarely tied (they aren’t postage stamps) and expertizing bodies frequently offer a “no opinion” when submitted, thus offered on its own merits. RARE.

$1,300

18175
New  11-23-18

CSA 7, 5¢ blue vertical pair, both stamps faint diagonal creases, tied by GORDONSVILLE / VA. // AUG / 23 / 1862 cds on captured Union Standing Liberty Holding Flag Patriotic cover, addressed to Mary J. Wills, Horeb Post Office, Bedford County Va., soldier's endorsement from Lt. J. M. Bradley, Co. K,  58th Va. Regt. at top, cover is partially rebacked with top flap and one side flap added, also some edge wear and small corner mend at bottom, SCARCE. $550.

James Monroe Bradley served in Company K, 58th Virginia Cavalry, Early’s Brigade, Ewell’s Division, 2nd Corps, Army Northern Virginia. More information on the linked page.

$550

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