Union Patriotic Cover & 1861 Soldier's Letter, Remember Ellsworth.
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Union Patriotic Cover & 1861 Soldier's Letter, Remember Ellsworth. :
Union patriotic, postally used, transmittal cover with an armed officer standing over the motto reading: "Remember Ellsworth." The cover is addressed to Mr. Ralph B. Briggs, Ft. Edward Institute, Washington Co., N. Y. Civil War-date cancel, measuring approximately 5 1/4" x 3". Irregular left side opening with several expected tears and some faults.
Also included is the covers original Civil War soldier's letter written on patriotic stationery written from Albany Barracks, Sept. 7, 1861 mentioning incoming recruits and of his regiment's preparation for war.
Please see scans for condition. You are offerding on a complete cover which bears its original cancelled stamp and original letter. It is sold as is and returns are not accepted for condition issues.
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