From a Vermont soldier who died during the Civil War
Vignette of Columbia holding an American flag and pointing to a large star burst at the upper center of the envelope with the motto, "Save The Union." C.D.S., New Orleans, La., Jun. 9, 1862, with 3 cents rose George Washington postage stamp (Scott #64) with bulls eye cancellation. Addressed to Mrs. L.W. Streeter, Danbury, Rutland Co., Vt. Light edge wear and staining. Desirable war date, used patriotic envelope with stamp.
WBTS Trivia: The sender of this envelope was Civil War soldier, Private Lucius W. Streeter, a resident of Huntington, Vt., who enlisted on January 16, 1862, and was mustered into Co. E, 7th Vermont Infantry. He died of disease on September 26, 1862.