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Rough Riders Issue

3c Rough Riders single

Scott Catalogue USA: 973
Description:

This Rough Riders Issue stamp features a statue of William O. (Buck) O’Neill by Solon H. Borglum. The stamp commemorates the 50th anniversary of the organization of the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War. O’Neill served as captain with the Rough Riders, the First United States Volunteer Calvary, commanded by Colonel Leonard Wood and former assistant secretary of the Navy, Theodore Roosevelt.

United States; Spanish-American War; Theodore Roosevelt; Rough Riders; military; volunteer

Date:
October 27, 1948
Medium:
paper; ink (violet brown); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.4057
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
Arizona


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