||CSA #13 (margin just touches on the right) tied by the Richmond, Va
CDS Powell Type 5g 21 OCT (1864). Addressed to Miss Mattie H. C. Waddell
Care of Col Hay Turnbull, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Va. No record of a
Hay Turnbull in the Confederate Army or in the pre-war US Army. Hay
Turnbull of Franklin County, Virginia (born 1817) is listed in the 1860
census as a Hotel Keeper. The use of "Col" is most likely honorary.
Cover with some very light staining which does not detract from an
overall very clean appearance. CSA Certificate 2006 which notes
"Genuine" with the stamp showing some damage at the right lower corner.
The damage mentioned on the certificate is extremely minor and is in
the stamp margin only and does not detract from the overall appearance.