(ms) with a full strike of the
Guineys, Va CDS with a FEB date
(most likely 1863). Coarse brown paper
cover addressed to Miss Mary A. Turner, LaGrange, Troup Co., Ga.
Endorsed at the top “From private I. H. Turner Co K 44
Reg Ga Vol.”
Irby H. Turner enlisted as a private 3/4/1862, was promoted Corp
7/27/1862 and Sergt in 1864. He was captured as a POW at Spotsylvania
Court House, Va 5/10/1864 and died of smallpox while a prisoner at Fort
Delaware 7/16/1864. Very clean cover.