Lot 2459Confederacy, Jefferson Davis Medallion With Tennessee Flag Lettersheet, patriotic design in red with verse no. 31, entered mails with manuscript "Mooresburg, Tenn., Dec 11" postmark and pencil "Pd 5" rating at upper right to Miss E.D. Dickson in Salem, N.C., with original blue and red Tennessee 11-Star Flag design lettersheet (F11-8) datelined Dec. 10 with some interesting content…There was a gathering of Lincolnites in Hancock County a week or so ago, but soldiers went over there and attacked them and defeated them. The prisoners staid all night with us last night…The commander of the Hancock Lincolnites was Mr. Bird, one of the prisoners here last night was his son Elihu. I think that they will hang him. His gun flashed twice in the fight, a Very Fine and rare patriotic cover and enclosure.
C.S.A. Catalog No. JD-1A Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
AN OUTSTANDING PATRIOTIC ITEM SHOWING TWO DIFFERENT DESIGNS ON THE COVER AND LETTERSHEET.
Mooresburg, Tenn. is unlisted in the new CSA catalog. William Dickson was the postmaster here prior to the Civil War and is writing to his sister.