The only thing that I have on him is his date of birth and mother and father names. The covers Ive collected for 15 yrs and have 225 so far. Their is another Granville Alspaugh cover on Parks Confederate postal history of Vicksburg Ms. This cover is on my dealers webpage www.csastamps.com webpage under the Ms-NC-Ga. state page its 400.00. I havnt bought it yet.I sure appreciate the letter content.Go to his webpage and look at the cover or go to Parks Vicksburg Ms postal history site.