CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA

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Confederate Philatelist Archives


Below are listed selected articles from The Confederate Philatelist. If you wish to read the articles, click the titles and use the back button to return to this page. All articles posted here were done so with the permission of the editors of the journal (Stefan T. Jaronski and Genevieve M. Gwynne) beginning in 1998. The full archive of The Confederate Philatelist articles can be found on the Civil War Philatelic Society website www.civilwarphilatelicsociety.org (opens in a new window). - 10 APR 2021 - No further articles will be posted on this page as the name of the journal has been changed to the Civil War Philatelist. The collector will have to join the society to receive the journal in the mail or to read it online at the Civil War Philatelic Society website.


  1. "What Is the Latest Known Confederate Cover?" by James W. Milgram MD (Jul-Aug 1998).

  2. "Ligon's Prison Two Covers for One Letter" by Galen D. Harrision (Sep-Oct 1998).

  3. "Another Two-Cent Green Strip of Five on Cover" by Stefan T. Jaronski and Genevieve M. Gwynne (Nov-Dec 1998).

  4. "Kissed Off" by Conrad L. Bush (Mar-Apr 1999)

  5. "An Italian Blockade Cover?" by Robert J. Maroney (May-Jun 1999).

  6. "An Official Post Office for the Army of Tennessee?" by Stefan T. Jaronski (Jul-Aug 1999).

  7. "A Soldier's Due Newspaper Wrapper" by Ian Tickell (Sep-Oct 1999).

  8. "Columbia SC Double-Circle Postmarks" by E. B. Cantey Jr (Mar-Apr 2000).

  9. "Nacoochee, Georgia Handstamped Paid Discovery" by Capt. James L.D. Monroe SC USN (Ret) (Jul-Aug 2000).

  10. "Are "Underpaid" Trans-Mississippi Covers Really Underpaid?" by Capt. James L.D. Monroe SC USN (Ret) (Sep-Oct 2000).

  11. "The Siege of Jackson" by Tony L. Crumbley (Jan-Feb 2001).

  12. "The Statesville NC Handstamp Provisional" by Tony L. Crumbley (Mar-Apr 2001).

  13. "What Was in Those Semi-Official Envelopes" by Stefan Jaronski (May-June 2001).

  14. "Researching a Cover: McGuires Store, Georgia" by Francis J. Crown Jr (July-August 2001).

  15. "General Robert E. Lee. Covers" by Capt James L. D. Monroe SC USN (Ret) (September-October 2001).

  16. "Charles Morfit and the Ivy" by Dick Hall (January-February 2002).

  17. "Afton, Virginia Central Rail Road Marking" by Conrad L. Bush (March-April 2002).

  18. "A New Trans-Mississippi Find and a Lesson in Using the Internet" by Conrad L. Bush and Stefan J. Jaronski. (July-August 2002).

  19. "Interesting Covers Shared with an Insect Population" by Ian Tickell. (September-October 2002).

  20. "Entrenched Camp near Norfolk, Virginia" by Ian Tickell. (November-December 2002).

  21. "New Earliest Known Usage for the 5c Blue Lithograph Stone 2" by John L. Kimbrough MD. (March-April 2003).

  22. "Once Separated - Now Reunited" by Conrad L. Bush. (September-October 2003).

  23. "Cerro Gordo, Florida" by Deane R. Briggs MD. (November-December 2003).

  24. "Florida Blockade Usages" by Deane R. Briggs MD. (January-February 2004).

  25. "The Hole in the Floor" by Galen Harrison. (March-April 2004).

  26. "Recent E-Bay Auction Features R. E. Lee Postal Order" by Stefan T. Jaronski. (May-June 2004).

  27. "A Dangerous Athens Fake" by Francis J. Crown Jr. (July-August 2004).

  28. "A Confederate Post Office in Kentucky" by Robert C. Moody. (September-October 2004).

  29. "A Confederate Slave Letter" by Conrad L. Bush. (November-December 2004).

  30. "Commandant's Office Naval Station Savannah, Georgia Imprint" by James L. D. Monroe. (January-March 2005).

  31. "Danville Prison Hospital Cover Identified" by Galen Garrison. (April-June 2005).

  32. "Griffin '10 PAID' Provisional Discovered" by Frank Crown. (April-June 2005).

  33. "Clemmonsville, North Carolina - Newly Discovered Patriotic Covers by Tony L. Crumbley. (July-September 2005).

  34. "The Missing 'Advertised' Cover from Danville, Virginia" by Victor Lord Denovan. (July-September 2005).

  35. "Provost Marshall Handstamps- Further Findings" by James W. Milgram MD. (October-December 2005).

  36. "Can We Trust the Yankees with Our Clothes?" by Gen Conrad L. Bush. (April-June 2006).

  37. "Transatlantic CSA Patriotic Covers" by Gen John L. Kimbrough MD. (July-September 2006).

  38. "A Wisconsin Confederate Cover" by Gen John L. Kimbrough MD. (October-December 2006).

  39. "Alfred Ely Prison Franks" by Col James W. Milgram MD (January-March 2007).

  40. "A New Private Express Cover" by Gen Frank Crown (July-September 2007).

  41. "Traveller's Repose Patriotic Cover" by Col James L. D. Monroe (October-December 2007).

  42. "Overall Eight-Star Patriotic for Virginia" by Col James W. Milgram MD (January-March 2008).

  43. "Jefferson Davis Death Mask Cover" by Gen John L. Kimbrough MD (April-June 2008).

  44. "The Trans-Mississippi Agency" by Gen Conrad L. Bush (July-September 2008).

  45. "CSA Marine POW Cover from New Orleans Prison" by Col Galen Harrison (October-December 2008).

  46. "Beauregard, Florida Confederate Usage" by Deane R. Briggs MD (January - March 2009).

  47. "Confederate Missouri" by John L. Kimbrough MD (April - June 2009)
  48. "President's Office Use to Texas" by Thomas Richards (July - September 2009)
  49. "New Light on a Confederate Patriotic Envelope Publisher" by Stephen Boyd (October - December 2009)
  50. "Confederate Valentine Cover" by James L. D. Monroe (January - March 2010
  51. "Private Henry Bowen, CS Marine Corps CSS Columbia" by James L. D. Monroe. (April - June 2010)
  52. "Unique Soldier's Due 2 Newspaper Wrapper" by James L. D. Monroe. (July-September 2010)
  53. "Sailor's (Due)_'10' Cover" by James L. D. Monroe (October-December 2010).
  54. "Confederate States Marine Corps Cover" by James L. D. Monroe (January - March 2011).
  55. "Confederate States 'Naval Rendezvous' Cover" by James L. D. Monroe (April - June 2011).
  56. "Jim Monroe's Postal History Corner - State Naval Ships in the Confederacy" by James L. D. Monroe (July - September 2011). 

  57. "The Unintended Forgery" by Francis L. Crown Jr.  (October-December 2011).
  58. "Civilian Through the lines Mail Accepted and Rejected" by John L. Kimbrough MD. (October - December 2011 Part I and April - June 2012 Part II)
  59. "Eagle Furnace, Tennessee - The Clack Estate" by John L. Kimbrough MD (April - June 2012).
  60. "The Perplexing Problem of Identifying Archer & Daly and Keatinge & Ball Prints" by Francis J. Crown Jr (July - September 2012). 

  61. "Princeton, West Virginia Fake Cancels" by Wayne Farley (October - December 2012).

  62. "Andersonville - Letter to Union Colonel William H. Noble" by John L. Kimbrough MD (January - March 2013).

  63. "Origins of the Flag Essay" by Justin Poklis. (April - June 2013).

  64. "An 1862 Franklin, Georgia, Cover Addressed to Fort Brown in Savannah" by Jim Cate. (4th Quarter 2013).

  65. "The April 1862 Skirmish at Falmouth, Virginia" by John L. Kimbrough MD (1st Quarter 2014)

  66. "A Tale of Two Halpinsby Jeffrey Alan Hawkins  (1st Quarter 2015).

  67. "Money Letter Handling by the Confederate Post Officeby James W. Milgram MD (2nd Quarter 2015).

  68. "The Case Against New Orleans Reprintsby Francis J. Crown Jr (3nd Quarter 2015).

  69. "The Petersburg-Norfolk Type 5 Handstampby Kevin P. Andersen. (4th Quarter 2016).

  70. "Texas Frontier Mailby Col Roy O. Reynolds. (1st Quarter 2016).

  71. "A May 20, 1865, Grenada, Mississippi, Cover and Letterby John L. Kimbrough MD. (2nd Quarter 2016)

  72. "A Charleston Harbor Flag of Truce Letter" by Thomas Lera.  (3rd Quarter 2016).

  73. "Fort Wright and Camp Brown, Tennessee, Patriotic Covers and Lettersheets" by Conrad L. Bush. (4th Quarter 2016).

  74. "Fake Columbia, South Carolina, 5-Cent Handstamped Provisionals" by Francis J. Crown, Jr. (1st Quarter 2017)

  75. "General Conrad L. Bush CSA 1931-2017" by John L. Kimbrough MD.  (2nd Quarter 2017)

  76. "Dead Men Tell No Tales: New Discovery of a Fake Martinsburg, Virginia Cover" by Wayne Farley. (3rd Quarter 2017)

  77. "CSAAS: Tye River Warehouse, Virginia" by John L. Kimbrough MD. (4th Quarter 2017)

  78. "Steamer Judge Fletcher, a Confederate Steamboat" by James W. Milgram MD. (1st Quarter 2018) 

  79. "Stampless Provisional Covers Having Charge Box or Similar Notations" by Steven M. Roth and John L. Kimbrough MD.  (2nd Quarter 2018)

  80. "Charge and Charged Postal Uses in the Confederacy" by James W. Milgram MD.  (3rd Quarter 2018)

  81. "New CSA Provisionals from Beaufort, S. C." by Harvey S. Tea.l (4th Quarter 2018)

  82. "Manuscript Railroad Route Agent Postmarks and a New Listing" by Harvey S. Teal. (1st Quarter 2019)

  83. "Quallatown, N.C.; A Confederate Cherokee Indian Communityby  Tony L. Crumbley. (2nd Quarter 2019)

  84. "Not POW Cover" by Galen and Nancy Harrison (4th Quarter 2019)

  85. "Confederate Military Telegram from Memphis, June 1862" by John L. Kimbrough MD. (1st Quarter 2020)

  86. "Wilmington Blockade Cover Find" by Rodney L. Kelley. (2nd Quarter 2020)

  87. "A Quintessential Northbound Across-the-Lines Cover" by Daniel M. Knowles, MD. (4th Quarter 2020 - Last Issue of The Confederate Philatelist)

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