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SEMMES, Paul J. (1815-1863). Confederate brigadier general who commanded a brigade at Seven Pines, in the Seven Day's Battles, and defended Mares Height at Fredericksburg. Semmes was killed in the Wheatfield at Gettysburg. Signed Postal cover, 3" x 5 ½", May 10, 1862, Richmond, Virginia, to Mrs. Paul J. Semmes, Washington, Georgia. Signatures of Semmes are quite rare, with this one being in the form of his wife's name. The cover, made from a sheet of ruled paper, is inscribed "Due 5" on the front and carries an early Confederate 5-cent stamp on the verso, which is tied to the cover with the Richmond cancel. Light soiling and minor splits, else VG condition.
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Confederate Cover Signed by Gen. Paul Semmes

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Minimum Bid: $200.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $375.00
Estimate: $400 - $600
Auction closed on Saturday, January 18, 2020.
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