||CSA #7 Horz Pair
(margin irregular at bottom right) tied by the BLUE Franklin Depot, Va
CDS (date not fully apparent). Addressed to Mrs. J. G.
Kirkpatrick, Canton, Miss. The cover was sent by Private
James G. Kirkpatrick of the Mississippi
Madison Light Artillery
home to his wife whom he married in 1858. James G. Kirkpatrick
(1831-1864) was a Canton dentist but enlisted as a private in the
artillery. He is listed as Killed-in-Action at Cold Harbour (Va)
6/3/1864. Very Fine Appearance.