(4-Margin with a small left sheet margin standard somewhat light
rose color) tied by the BLUE Petersburg, Va
CDS 29 JUL (1862). Coarse
paper cover which appears to be homemade addressed to Rev
Phillips, Fair Haven, Moore Co. NC. Rev Phillips had two sons both
in Co D 48th NC Inf
one of whom most likely sent this cover. Martin C.
Phillips was wounded at Fredericksburg 12/13/1862 and captured as a POW
at Bristoe Station (Va) 10/14/1863. He was confined at Point Lookout
exchanged 5/8/1864. Baxter C. Phillips was also wounded at
12/13/1862 but recovered and rejoined his regiment in early 1863.
Cover reduced at the left not affecting anything, otherwise a Very
Fine appearance. PF