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1-dollar Farragut

Admiral David G. Farragut (1801–1870) appears on the Second Bureau Issue's 1-dollar denomination. When Virginia seceded from the Union in April 1861, Navy Capt. David G. Farragut moved his family north to Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. In January 1862 he was...

3-cent Farragut & Porter

The 3-cent purple Navy commemorative stamp issued February 18, 1937, shows portraits of Admirals David Farragut (left) and David Porter (right), with a contemporary warship in the center. Both men were Union Navy heroes of the Civil War, most notably in the...

American Civil War Issue

The Postal Service issued a 20 stamp sheet of 32-cent Civil War stamps on June 29, 1995 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Designed by Mark Hess of Katonah, New York, the stamps are the second installment of the Classic Collection. Featured in the issue are: the...