Arago: 2-cent Jackson & Scott

2-cent Jackson & Scott

The 2-cent Army stamp issued January 15, 1937, features portraits of Andrew Jackson and Winfield Scott on either side of Jackson's home, The Hermitage. General Jackson was a hero of the War of 1812, his troops having defeated the British in the Battle of New Orleans. He served as president from 1829-1837. General Scott was a hero of the Mexican War, leading a campaign from Vera Cruz to Mexico City.

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