Significant relic ofthe Civil war. Cover with US stamp #65 sent by George Bancroft to General Ethan A Hitchcock in Washington SC. George Bancroft a well known historical figure and close friend of Abraham Lincoln. Helped write the Gettysburgh Address. General Ethan A Hitchcock was the commissioner for prisoners of war.
The Bancroft autograph looks to be correct handwriting. Note on back indicates a reply was written on April 12 Surrender date for the Civil War and 2 days prior to Lincoln's Assassination.Top flap of envelope missing. The item "US stamp #65 historic Civil War cover autographed George Bancroft surrender date" is in sale since Sunday, June 23, 2019. This item is in the category "Stamps\United States\Covers\Postal History". The seller is "merchvent" and is located in Simsbury, Connecticut.
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