US 1962 Civil War Centennial 'Shiloh' 4c. Scott. 1179

US 1962 Civil War Centennial 'Shiloh' 4c. Scott. 1179

Series: Civil War Centennial Issue

Stamp details: Rifleman at Battle of Shiloh 1862

Issued date: 07-04-1962 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 4c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1179
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1178
Michel (Germany): 824
Yvert et Tellier (France): 727

Dimensions (height x width):
26mm x 39mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Rotary press

Stamp Colors: Black
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Weapons, Battle

Total print: 124,865,000 (estimate)

Description:- The Battle of Shiloh (also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing) was fought on April 67, 1862, in the American Civil War. The fighting took place in southwestern Tennessee, which was part of the war's Western Theater. The battlefield is located between a church named Shiloh and Pittsburg Landing, which is on the Tennessee River. Two Union armies combined to defeat the Confederate Army of Mississippi. Major General Ulysses S. Grant was the Union commander, while General Albert Sidney Johnston was the Confederate commander.