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Fort Sedgwick, Colorado Territorial Cover [155256]
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Weld County, 1866-1869, then PO moved to Julesburg. Cover sent to John Kurtz in Boston. Weak strike. Target killer on 3 cent Washington stamp. U.S. military post from 1864 to 1871, one mile west of Julesburg. Named after John Sedgwick, who was a major general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Established as Camp Rankin in 1864 because of an increase in skirmishes with Native Americans from the Plains.Date: c.1866Country (if not USA): State: ColoradoCity: Fort SedgwickProvenance: Gary Bracken Collection
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Fort Sedgwick, Colorado Territorial Cover [155256]

Estimate $200 - $400
Aug 26, 2022
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Starting Price $100
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2027: Fort Sedgwick, Colorado Territorial Cover [155256]

Sold for $110
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Est. $200 - $400Starting Price $100
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Aug 26, 2022 11:00 AM EDT
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Lot 2027 Details

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Weld County, 1866-1869, then PO moved to Julesburg. Cover sent to John Kurtz in Boston. Weak strike. Target killer on 3 cent Washington stamp. U.S. military post from 1864 to 1871, one mile west of Julesburg. Named after John Sedgwick, who was a major general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Established as Camp Rankin in 1864 because of an increase in skirmishes with Native Americans from the Plains.Date: c.1866Country (if not USA): State: ColoradoCity: Fort SedgwickProvenance: Gary Bracken Collection

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