Usa #65 Cheektowaga Ny Cover To The Uss Florida 1863 For Sale
USA #65 (perfs touch at the bottom but no discernible faults) tied by the Cheektowaga NY postmark in blue dated 22 JUN. Period receiving docketing on the reverse dates the cover to 1863 and reads “July 12th 1863 from Father.” Addressed to Mr Charles Ferrand, US Steamer Florida NC. The USS Florida was a side wheel steamer attached to the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron and at this time was stationed off Wilmington, North Carolina. Charles Ferrand was a coal heaver on board the USS Florida. The cover is clean but reduced about ½ inch on the left with an edge fault at the lower left.
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Usa #65 Cheektowaga Ny Cover To The Uss Florida 1863: $50