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Gettysburg Address Issue

3c Gettysburg Address single

Scott Catalogue USA: 978
Description:

This Gettysburg Address Issue stamp features an image of President Abraham Lincoln, a quotation from the Gettysburg address and a torch. The stamp commemorates the 85th anniversary of President Lincoln’s address for the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Battle of Gettysburg ended with a Union victory over the Confederate forces and was a turning point to the Civil War.

United States; Gettysburg Address; Pennsylvania; war; military; President Abraham Lincoln; American Civil War; Union; Confederate

Date:
November 19, 1948
Medium:
paper; ink (bright blue); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.4067
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
Pennsylvania


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