U.S. POSTAGE USED ON COVERS DURING UNION OCCUPATION

DUE 6 on Union soldier's  cover postmarked VICKSBURG/MISS. on AUG/17/1863

DUE 6 on soldier's cover postmarked VICKSBURG/MISS. on AUG/17/1863.

 

Due 3 on soldier's cover postmarked VICKSBURG/MISS on AUG/19/1863

Due 3 on soldier's cover postmarked VICKSBURG/MISS. on AUG/19/1863.
Endorsed by E. A. Tucker, Adjutant, 26th Illinois Volunteer Infantry.

 

U.S. 3¢ rose and 1¢ blue stamps on cover postmarked VICKSBURG/MISS on AUG/21/1863

U.S. 3¢ rose and U.S. 1¢ blue on cover postmarked VICKSBURG/MISS. on
 AUG/21/1863. Three 3¢ stamps and one 1¢ stamp paid the 10¢ postage rate
 for a letter weighing less than ½-ounce to Canada. Cover was backed stamped
TORONTO/CW on SP/2/63.

 

Due 3 on soldier's cover postmarked VICKSBURG/MISS. on OCT/3 (1863)

Due 3 on soldier's cover postmarked VICKSBURG/MISS. on OCT/3 (no year date).
Endorsed by Major W. B. Holbrook, 72th Illinois Regiment. Docketing in pencil
 indicates that the letter was written by E. A. McConnell, at "Natchez Sept 28/63"
and "rec'd Oct. 12th."

 

Due 3 on Union soldier's cover postmarked  VICKSBURG/MISS. on NOV 20 (1863).

Due 3 on soldier's cover postmarked VICKSBURG/MISS. on NOV/20 (no year date).
Endorsed by Colonel G. F. Wiles, 78th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

 

3¢  Rose canceled 7-bar gird on cover postmarked VICKSBURG/MISS. on DEC/25 (1863)

US 3¢ rose canceled with 7-bar-grid killer on cover postmarked on VICKSBURG/MISS.
on DEC/25 (no year date). Docketing in pencil indicates that the letter was received on
"January 13th 1864."
 

US 3¢ rose on cover postmarked VICKSBURG/MISS. on JAN/14/1864

US 3¢ rose canceled with 7-bar-grid killer on cover postmarked VICKSBURG/MISS. on
JAN/14/1864. Docketing in pencil indicates that the letter was "Recd Jan 31st."

 

U.S. Rose canceled 7-bar grid on cover postmarked VICKSBURG/MISS. on APR/7/1864

U.S. 3¢ rose canceled with 7-bar-grid killer on cover postmarked
VICKSBURG/MISS. on APR/7/1864. Docketed in pencil indicates that
the letter was dated "April 6/64."

 

U.S. 3¢ rose stamp canceled 7-bar grid on Adams Express envelope postmarked VICKSBURG/----- on JUN/15/1864

U.S. 3¢ rose canceled with 7-bar-grid killer on Adams Express Company
envelope postmarked VICKSBURG/----- on JUN/15/1864.
Docketing in ink indicates that the letter was answered on July 2.

 

U.S. 3¢ rose  canceled 7-bar grid on cover postmarked VICKSBURG/MISS. on JUL/26/1864

U.S. 3¢ rose canceled with a 7-bar-grid killer on cover postmarked VICKSBURG/MISS.
on JUL/26/1864.

 

U.S. 3¢ Rose on cover postmarked NEWTOWN/-- on NOV/    to Vicksburg; forwarded from VICKSBURG/MISS. on DEC/10/1864

U.S. 3¢ rose canceled with 7-bar-grid killer on cover postmarked VICKSBURG/MISS.
 on DEC/10/1864. The cover franked with a U.S. 3¢ rose was first mailed from
 NEWTOWN/-- on NOV/19. At Vicksburg, the address was crossed out,
 another stamp was added, the postmark was applied, and the cover was
forwarded to New Orleans.

 

U.S. 3¢  Rose canceled "crossroads" on cover postmarked VICKSBURGH/MISS. on  APR/4 (1865)

U.S. 3¢ rose canceled with a "crossroads" killer on cover postmarked
VICKSBURGH/MISS. on APR/4. Enclosed letter headed "Davis Bend Miss
March 31st 1865."

 

US 3¢ Rose stamp canceled with crossroads killer on cover with U.S. Sanitary Commission corner card postmarked VICKSBURGH/MISS. on APR/21

U.S. 3¢ rose canceled with a "crossroads" killer on cover postmaked
 VICKSBURGH/MISS. on APR/21. Enclosed letter headed "Hospital
 near Camp Fisk Vicksburg Miss/Apr. 17th 1865." Letter written to his
  mother by Private John F. Kauffman, Company K, 102nd Ohio Infantry.

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