Dave's United States
Postage Stamp Collection
Washington and Greene: 1 Cent Green. First in 5 stamp series
honoring Army heroes. Pictured are Revoluntionary War Generals George Washington
and Nathanael Greene, pluse Mount Vernon.
Jackson and Scott: 2 Cent Carmine. Army Commemarative showing
Generals Andrew Jackson and Winfield Scott, who first achieved fame during the
War of 1812. Also shown is Jackson's home.
Sherman, Grant, Sheridan: 3 Cent Purple. Three famous Civil War
Generals for the Union Army are seen... William Sherman, Ulysses S.Grant and
Lee and Jackson: 4 Cent
Gray. Pictured are two famous Civil War Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas
"Stonewall" Jackson. In the background is Lee's ancestral home "Stratford
U.S. Military Academy: 5 Cent
Ultramarine. The West Point, New York, academy's Washington Hall, North Cadet
Barracks, Chapel and Old Observatory are seen on this stamp.
Barry: 1 Cent Green. Two of America's Revolutionary War naval heros are
found on this stamp...John Paul Jones and John Barry...along with vessels of
Decatur and MacDonough: 2
Cent Carmine. Stephen Decatur and Thomas MacDonough, naval officers during the
War of 1812, are pictured with a war ship of the era.
Farragut and Porter: 3 Cent Purple. American Navy Admirals David
Faragut and David Porter, heros of the Civil War, are honored on this 3 Cent
Schley: 4 Cent Gray. Three naval officers with distinguished service in
the Spanish-American War are found here...William Sampson, George Dewey and
Winfield Scott Schley.
Academy: 5 Cent Ultramarine. The Annapolis, Maryland, academy is
represented on this stamp with the school's offical seal, and cadets of early
days and in the 1930's.
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