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175th Anniversary of Battle of Brooklyn Issue

3c Battle of Brooklyn single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1003
Description:

This Battle of Brooklyn Issue stamp commemorates the 175th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, also known as the Battle of Long Island, during the American Revolutionary War. It was the first major battle to take place after the United States declared independence. The British forces outnumbered and overpowered the Continental Army. The stamp depicts General George Washington’s evacuation of the army.

United States; New York; Continental Army; American Revolutionary War; independence; British; troops; war; battle; Fulton Ferry House; George Washington; general; President; Battle of Brooklyn; Battle of Long Island; military

Date:
December 10, 1951
Medium:
paper; ink (violet); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5017
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
New York


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