VA2607 CSA #2xu2 Abingdon, Va Handstamp PAID 5 CENTS Provisional 11 NOV 1861. Addressed to Col Henry Stokes, Prince Ed CH, Va. Folded letter sheet which appears to be homemade with a very short letter “Jno Keys, Col Moon has been telegraphed to Wytheville, no guns or ammunition here. W. King Hershell.” Col Henry Stokes, the addressee, was a prominent citizen of Prince Edward County. The “Col” title was honorary. At the beginning of the war, he held a position as a “bonded farmer” whose duty was to gather and furnish supplies for the army. No information on the other names mentioned. Cover is very clean with a sealed backflap opening tear. $1,500.00

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