Lot 1176(Forts - Dakota Territory) Fort Laramie, Daka., Nov 8, cds on orange cover with matching target cancel on 3¢ rose (65) s.e. at bottom, to Belfast Oh., Goshen O. transit cds, original enclosed letter datelined "Ft. Laramie, D. Tery., Oct. the 30th 1865" with some excellent content "…I commence my Indian story. We have had a good many fights with them and have escaped so far, yet I do not know when they will run down upon me. If they do, I will give them some Spencer balls before they take my scalp … It has been so long since I saw a white woman, do not know how they look and won't know how to act when once more among them. I think I will be back next summer if nothing happens to me and then I will be to see you … Direct your letter to Ft. Laramie in care of Lieut. S. B. White of Company G, the 11th Regiment O. V. C.", some edge wear, Very Fine with good Indian content, ex-Rosenthal.
Estimate $400 - 600.