Lot 2411Confederacy, Confederate States of America, War Department, semi-official imprint on legal-size cover bearing 5¢ olive green, stone 1 (1), margins to in at bottom, tied by partial "Richmond Va., Jan 1, 1862" cds, addressed to Col. T.J. Wathen, 2th Georgia Regt., Manassas Va. original matching letterhead enclosure signed by A.T. Beldsoe acknowledging the receipt of a promotion certificate for B.H. Brantley as 2nd Lieut. of Company H; small cover at right, Very Fine.
C.S.A. Catalog No. WD-01 Estimate $400 - 600.
C.S.A. troop strength was steadily increased after July 21, 1861 as was the case with the 28th Georgia Regiment. A.T. Bledsoe was the Chief of Bureau for the War Department at Richmond (note Montgomery crossed out as first capital city).