VA3022 Stampless DUE 10 handstamp Type Q with the Richmond, Va CDS Powell Type 4b 29 MAR 1863. Military Address to Col Wm L. Scott, Greensboro N. Ca. Endorsed at upper left "J.R. McLean MC (Member of Congress)." This is not a soldiers due cover as Members of Congress were also allowed to send letters with postage due. Professionally done edge repair along the right and across the top to a very fine appearance. 

William Lafayette Scott (1828-1872) from Guilford County NC, a lawyer and graduate of the University of North Carolina, entered service as Capt of Co M 21st NC Inf 6/8/1861 and promoted Lt Col 2/1/1862. He was dropped during the April 1862 reorganization and saw no further service. J. R. McLean represented the 6th NC Congressional District, which included Guilford County, in the First Confederate Congress.

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