File:Civil War POW 1864.jpg

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English: US mail, 1864, w/ Washington 3-cent (1863 issue), Civil War POW mail.
Cover is postmarked Delaware City, Aug. 9, 1864, with Federal prison mark, indicating examination of the prisoner's letter. Cancellation for stamp is a concentric circle killer.
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Source U.S. Post Office
Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Photo image obtained/rendered by Gwillhickers
Author U.S. Post Office

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