HANDSTAMP PAIDS

11 - STARS *

Handstamp "PAID 10" 30 JUL 1861
Savannah, Ga to Norfolk, Va
Single rate for under 500 miles

The military address (Southern Rifles) refers to the 8th Georgia Infantry, the same regiment as the cover on a preceding page. The Colonel of the 8th Georgia (F. S. Bartow of Savannah, Ga) was killed at 1st Manassas. This cover was posted 9 days after the battle when the regiment had been relocated to Norfolk, Va.

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