||CSA #12 (AD) (4-Margin) tied by a full strike of the Brownsburg, Va
CDS 17 DEC. The Brownsburg, Va CDS is usually seen as a brown postmark.
This example has a brownish tinge to it but appears black at first
glance. The brown Brownsburg CDS may in fact be a degraded black
iinstead of a true brown. Light brown coarse paper cover with a Military Address to Capt A. S. Bacon, Lexington, Va. Algenon Sidney Bacon (1815-1890) began service on 4/12/1862 as a Private in Co I 4th Va Inf. He was discharged 7/27/1862 and later commissioned 1st Lieut in Co C of the Va Rockbridge County Infantry and
later promoted Captain. He was a native of Lexington, Va and is buried
there. Cover with minor corner wear bottom left and right but very
clean with an overall Very Fine appearance. ||$200.00|