Lot 1532Confederacy, Ordnance Bureau., semi-official imprint on legal-size yellow cover addressed to Capt. Thos. Ryan, Commanding late U.S. Arsenal, Charleston S.C., pencil "April 15" at left, Very Fine.
C.S.A. Catalog No. WD-OD-01 $350.
As a result of an Act passed by the South Carolina Legislature on Dec. 17th 1860, the State of South Carolina took over the United States Arsenal in Charleston, thus acquiring a substantial quantity of Arms and Ammunition that became available to the Confederacy.