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The Revolutionary War: Salem Poor

Salem Poor earned his place in history during the Battle of Bunker Hill. For his deeds in that battle, he received a commendation extolling him as a “brave and gallant soldier.” He also served elsewhere with the American army during the Revolutionary War, including at Valley Forge.

United States Master Collection, Scott 1564

The Battle of Bunker Hill stamp was issued June 17, 1975.