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Scott Number: R6c Collection Reference No. for Communications: 5279

Denomination/Type: 2c Bank Check, orange, perforated

2023 Scott Catalog Value (for a single stamp): $ 0.45

Estimated Retail Value: $ 150.00 What is this?

Cancel Method: Handstamped - Shield

Cancel Color: Black

Cancel or Company Type: Photographer

Company: J. Norris Greene

City: Geneseo

State: Illinois

Large-format shield handstamp cancel. Subject of photo is Capt. Sidney T. Robinson mustered into the 14th Illinois Cavalry Regiment (Company L) as a Private on Jan. 7, 1863. He was transferred to the 5th U.S. Colored Cavalry Regiment on Dec. 14, 1864 as a First Lieutenant. He left the regiment as a Captain.

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