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lot # 3087 - united states postal history Civil War Covers - Union Soldier's Covers and Letters

Tuesday Jun 22, 2021 10:00 to Thursday Jun 24, 2021 18:30 America/New_York
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"Miamiville P.O./ Camp Dennison O/ Sep 28 1863" 35mm cds on an envelope addressed to Munnsville Ohio, an 1861 3c Rose (65) is tied by target cancels, opened and slightly reduced at right, Fine usernCamp Dennison served as a recruitment and training facility as well as a supply and medical post for the Union army during the Civil War. Founded in 1861 the camp saw 75,000 - 100,000 soldiers come through on their way to and from the war. One of the Camp's most notable achievements involved facing down feared Confederate raider, John Hunt Morgan. The camp also included a small prisoner of war camp. Most prisoners remained for only a brief time before Northern authorities sent them to other POW installations located at Camp Chase in Columbus, Ohio, or to Johnson»s Island in Lake Erie. At least thirty-one Confederate soldiers died in the camp.Sale 3043: United States Postal History and Flight Covers - Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 2 p.m. Eastern

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