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#65 PAIR on 1864 Cover Port Royal, SC to Civil War Marine Artist Russell Smith

#65 PAIR on 1864 Cover Port Royal, SC to Civil War Marine Artist Russell Smith
#65 PAIR on 1864 Cover Port Royal, SC to Civil War Marine Artist Russell Smith

#65 PAIR on 1864 Cover Port Royal, SC to Civil War Marine Artist Russell Smith    #65 PAIR on 1864 Cover Port Royal, SC to Civil War Marine Artist Russell Smith

#65 PAIR on 1864 Cover Port Royal, SC to Civil War Artist Russell Smith. Every US Marine will tell you that Port Royal South Carolina is next door to Paris Island. Retirees will tell you Port Royal is just north of Hilton Head. Port Royal, South Carolina has a long military history.

The Battle of Port Royal was one of the earliest amphibious operations of the American Civil War in which a US Navy fleet and the US Army expeditionary force captured Port Royal Sound in South Carolina on November 7, 1861. Years Earlier, the Battle of Beaufort also known as the battle of Port Royal Island was fought on February 3, 1779, during the American Revolutionary War. The battle took place not long after British forces consolidated control around Savannah, Georgia which they had captured in December 1778.

This cover was mailed from Port Royal on July 16,1864 and franked with TWO #65 in a pair. It was mailed to Russell Smith, Esq.

The writer had exceptional penmanship. The Smiths were a family of artists who worked and lived at their home in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The item "#65 PAIR on 1864 Cover Port Royal, SC to Civil War Marine Artist Russell Smith" is in sale since Saturday, October 9, 2021. This item is in the category "Stamps\United States\Covers\Postal History". The seller is "stuffpreserve" and is located in Royal Oak, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.
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#65 PAIR on 1864 Cover Port Royal, SC to Civil War Marine Artist Russell Smith    #65 PAIR on 1864 Cover Port Royal, SC to Civil War Marine Artist Russell Smith