US 1965 Civil War Centennial 'Appomattox' 5c. Scott. 1182

US 1965 Civil War Centennial 'Appomattox' 5c. Scott. 1182

Series: Civil War Centennial Issue

Stamp details: Surrender at Appomattox

Issued date: 09-04-1965 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1182
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1181
Michel (Germany): 879
Yvert et Tellier (France): 780

Dimensions (height x width):
40mm x 25mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Giori Press

Stamp Colors: Prussian blue and Black
Perforation: Perf 11 x 11

Themes: Battle, Weapon

Total print: 112,845,000 (estimate)

Description: The Battle of Appomattox Court House, fought in Appomattox County, Virginia, on the morning of April 9, 1865, was one of the last battles of the American Civil War (18611865). It was the final engagement of Confederate General in Chief, Robert E. Lee, and his Army of Northern Virginia before they surrendered to the Union Army of the Potomac under the Commanding General of the United States Army, Ulysses S. Grant.