1865 Fort Delaware DE civil war POW cover through the lines confederate F821.79
Scarce through the lines civil war POW cover from Fort Delaware to Chamblissburg VA. "Per flag of truce" endorsement; 3ct 1861 #65 with target and Delaware City CDS; partial Richmond VA postmark and confederate "due 10" marking; sender's endorsement at left is from Peter M. 58th Va Regt, "prisoner of war". Per additonal dealer writeup present, Wright was wounded at the Wilderness and at Bethesda Church and was captured at Winchester in September 1864; he was confined at Fort Delaware until the end of the war. See additional auctions under IDs paperhistory and budgetcoverbox. Please consider joining the American Philatelic Society! This may change for bulky items. If you'd like tracking or the cardboard mailer on a less expensive item, please select the tracked package option on checking out.