||CSA #7 Vert Pair affixed sidways (margins irregular and a little gum staining) tied by the Richmond, Va CDS Powell Type 4a 13 JAN 1863. Very coarse brown paper cover Semi-Offical Imprint "Confederate States of America WAR DEPARTMENT Surgeon General's Office"
(WD-MD-04 in the new CSA catalog) at the upper right. Addressed to Asst
Surgeon Wm D. Somers, Jackson, Miss. Dr. William D. Somers of North
Carolina served the Confederacy as a staff Asst Surgeon in the Western
Theater. Dr. Somers papers and letters are housed at the Duke
University library. Light central vertical file fold. Very clean cover. ||$300.00|