Details For Cover ID# 26551

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Nov 30, 17
Edited on:Nov 30, 17
 
Postmark: Aug 6, 1862
Origin: Providence, Rhode Island, UNITED STATES
Destination: Blockading Ship Off Port Royal, South Carolina, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

1861 3c rose (#65) tied by grid cancel with red "Providence R.I. Sep 6 1862" double circle datestamp, on cover to "Mr. Martin V.B. Darling, Acting 3rd Assistant Engineer, US Steamer Dawn, Port Royal, SC"

The U.S. Navy screw steamer Dawn, armed with two 32-pounder guns and a crew of 60 men and officers under the command of Commander W. Chandler, was at that time on blockade duty off Port Royal, South Carolina, as part of the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron.

Owner's ID: 1742
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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[SNS 18] SNS# 18 [1861 3¢ Rose - USA Stamps 1861-1865 Issue]