Lot 1902Confederacy, Army of Tenn, straightline cancel ties 10¢ greenish blue (11c AD), repaired, on buff cover to Mr. B. Criswell, Columbia SC in Care of Capt Senn. Capt Senn, who was in command of the Richland Jail prison in Columbia, some toning and soiling, F.-V.F. appearance, a rare Army of Tenn straightline use, ex-Conrad Bush.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Four Criswell brothers (Bud, JB, Joseph, RP) enlisted at the same time (Jan 1862) in the 19th SC Inf. A 5th brother, Thomas, also enlisted in the same unit in Feb 1864. Bud, Thomas, and Joseph were declared unfit for field service because of illness and joined Capt Senn's Post Guard. The addressee was Bud Criswell, a member of the post guard at the Richland Jail. The most likely sender was his brother RP Criswell who remained with the 19th SC Infantry into 1864.
Lot 1903Confederacy, (Arkansas) Little Rock, Ark., Sep 4, 1862, strong full cds with matching "Paid 10" in circle rate handstamp on cover to Batesville, Ark, Extremely Fine, ex-Hill; signed Kimbrough.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 1904Confederacy, (Arkansas) Washington, Ark., Sep 27, cds tying large margin 1862, 5¢ blue, Archer & Daly printing, horizontal pair on cover to Camden, Ark.; left stamp with scissor cut into design at lower left, still Very Fine.
Scott No. 7 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1905Confederacy, (Mississippi) Canton, Miss, Nov 26, 1861, cds with matching woodcut "Paid 5" rate handstamp on fresh cover to New Orleans, La., Extremely Fine and attractive, ex-Skinner.
Estimate $150 - 200.