Lot 1515Confederacy, General Head-Quarters Adjutant General's Office-Virginia, imprint and state seal on cover with "Richmond, Va., Nov. 20 1861" cds with matching "Paid 5 Cts" handstamp, addressed to "Col. No R. Copeland, 59 R(egt) Suffolk, Nansemond Co" (now Suffolk County), with pencil docketing "Robert Skinner on the Keeling favor", manuscript "Ch" (charge) and "R" which seem to indicate the indistinct postmark as November 20, 1861 as Postmaster Steger eliminated charge accounts upon taking office in September 1862 from Postmaster Bigger; top back flap missing, sealed tear at left into state seal and small tear at top right not into imprint, Fine, ex-Lemley.
C.S.A. Catalog No. S-VA-12 Estimate $300 - 400.
The 59th Virginia Volunteers were under General Wise. After the war, Copeland was President of the Farmer's Bank of Suffolk.