||CSA #11 (AD) (margin
just a little irregular at the right) tied by the Meachem’s River, Va
balloon CDS 10 JAN. Very coarse paper Adversity
Cover made from an unused lined Ledger Page.
Addressed to Rev Willam E. Judkins, Farmville, Virginia. The cover was
sent by Robert Judkins (1832-1910) to his father. Robert Judkins
enlisted 4/19/1861 as a private in Co E 12th Va Inf
and served as a courier for recently promoted Brig-Gen JEB Stuart. Pvt
Judkins was discharged for disability (poor eyesight) 4/22/1862. So at
the time of this cover, Pvt Judkins had left the army.
appearance displayed with the upper left corner flapped down.