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Postal Service to issue new Civil War stamps

On April 24, the United States Postal Service will issue two new Forever stamps for the second year of its ongoing commemoration of the Civil War. The 1862 battles of New Orleans (April 24-25) and Antietam (Sept. 17) are featured for this year. The series will continue through 2015. Read full article >>
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David Hunter Strother on Antietam

History / US History : Behind AotW (5 years ago)

Halt at Clarksburg, Sept 12th 1862, McClellan’s Staff (DH Strother, 1862) Daniel Hunter Strother (1816 - 1888) - writer, artist and Federal officer - was on General George McClellan’s staff on the Maryland Campaign of 1862.  His cre... Read Post

First Vermont Cavalry in the Civil War: A History

History / US History : Civil War Book News (5 years ago)

by Joseph D. Collea From the publisher:The First Vermont Cavalry participated in 75 major Civil War engagements from 1862 through 1865. As the state's only mounted regiment, riding Vermont-bred Morgan horses, the cavalry unit battle... Read Post

U.S. Postal Service Issues 14-Striped Flag Stamp

Collecting / Stamp Collecting : Stamps of Distinction (6 years ago)

United States, 2008Flags 24/7On April 18, 2008, the United States Postal Service issued a new set of definitive stamps featuring beautiful paintings of an American Flag flying in the breeze. The images, captured at different times o... Read Post


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