US 1898 Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) 5c. Scott. 281

US 1898 Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) 5c. Scott. 281

US 1898 stamps USPS Double-lined Watermark

Series: 1894 Regular Issue

Issued date: 08-03-1898 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.
Emission: Definitive
Watermark: USPS Double-lined (S) [Up]

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 281
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 286
Michel (Germany): 128
Yvert et Tellier (France): 125

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Stamp Colors: Dark blue
Perforation: line 12

Themes: Politicians, Famous People, Heads of State, Statesmen

Description:- Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) was an American military officer and politician who served as the 18th president of the United States from 1869 to 1877. As Commanding General, he led the Union Army to victory in the American Civil War in 1865 and thereafter briefly served as Secretary of War. Later, as president, Grant was an effective civil rights executive who created the Justice Department and worked with Radical Republicans to protect African Americans during Reconstruction.