US 1895 General William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891) 8c. Scott. 257


US 1895 General William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891) 8c. Scott. 257


Series: 1894 Regular Issue

Issued date: 25-03-1895 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 8c.
Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 257
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 259
Michel (Germany): 95
Yvert et Tellier (France): 103

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Stamp Colors: Violet brown
Perforation: line 12

Themes: Famous People, General, Army

Description:- William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (18611865), achieving recognition for his command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of the scorched-earth policies that he implemented against the Confederate States. British military theorist and historian B. H. Liddell Hart declared that Sherman was "The first modern General".

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Tecumseh_Sherman