||Stampless Yorktown, Va CDS handstamp Soldier's DUE 5
Type F 25 FEB (1862) (month is upside down in the CDS). Orange paper
cover addressed to Mrs. H. P. Cochran, Charlottesville, Virginia.
Endorsed at left "H. P. Cochran, 1st Reg Va Artillery." Howe Peyton Cochran (1834-1892) began service as a Sergt in the Albemarle Light Artillery (part of the 1st Va Artillery
Regiment) and was discharged 5/27/1962 (furnished a substitute). He had
later service as a staff officer in Pegram's Brigade and later in the
war as an Ordnance Officer (Captain) in Pickett's Division. Wrapper
type cover which apperars to have been a folded letter with the page
that the letter was on removed. Very Fine.