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G.A.R. Issue

3c Grand Army of the Republic single

Scott Catalogue USA: 985
Description:

This G.A.R. Issue stamp commemorates the final encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Grand Army of the Republic was a fraternal organization established after the American Civil War, composed of members of the Union Army. The organization held a gathering every year from 1866 until 1949. The stamp features an image of a young Union solider and an older G.A.R. veteran.

United States; Indiana; American Civil War; Grand Army of the Republic; Union Army; war; military; veteran

Date:
August 29, 1949
Medium:
paper; ink (bright rose carmine); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.4081
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
Indiana

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