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32c Stand Watie stamp

United States Postal Service1995-06-29

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

The Civil War stamps were the second in the Classic Collection series. They were designed by stamp artist Mark Hess of Katonah, New York. There are 20 stamps in the pane. They were issued in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, June 29, 1995.

Reference: Postal Bulletin (June 8, 1995)

Scott Catalogue USA: 2975l
mint

Back of stamp: "Confederate Brig. General Stand Watie (De-ga-do-ga), 1806-1871. Known for guerrilla tactics tying down Union troops. Sole CSA Indian General raised Cherokee regiment fought at Pea Ridge, captured federal steamboat. Last GSA General to surrender."

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Museum ID: 1996.2081.197.12

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  • Title: 32c Stand Watie stamp
  • Creator: United States Postal Service
  • Date Created: 1995-06-29
  • Medium: paper; ink (multicolored) / photogravure

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