Lot 1625Confederacy, Camp Sorghum, Columbia S.C., Prisoner cover endorsed "Ben. S. Calef, Prisoner of War" to Salem, Mass., franked with manuscript canceled 1863, 10¢ blue, top margin single and U.S. 1861, 3¢ rose just tied by segmented cork handstamp, matching "Old Point Comfort, Va., Dec 16" cds, manuscript censor "Exd. J.C. Martin, Capt. Comdg." marking (J.C. Martin, Commander of Guard Force), with original one page enclosure datelined "C.S.M. (Camp Sorghum Molasses) Prison, Columbia S.C., November 18th, 1864" to his parents regarding the recent care package and his release, Very Fine and choice, with only twenty covers recorded in Harrison.
Scott No. 12+U.S. 65 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
AN EXCEPTIONAL AND RARE PRISONER OF WAR COVER FROM CAMP SORGHUM.