1961-65 Civil War Battle Of Shiloh Plate Block Of 4 4c Postage Stamps - MNH, OG - Sc# 1179

1961-65 Civil War Battle Of Shiloh Plate Block Of 4 4c Postage Stamps - MNH, OG - Sc# 1179

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1961-65 Civil War Battle Of Shiloh Plate Block Of 4 4c Postage Stamps - MNH, OG - Sc# 1179

THIS IS A NUMBERED PLATE BLOCK OF 4 STAMPS AS PICTURED. ~ On April 7, 1962 in Shiloh, TN., the USPS remembered the Battle of Shiloh with this addition to the Civil War Centennial series. The Battle of Shiloh, also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, was a major battle in the Western Theater of the American Civil War, fought April 6-7, 1862, in southwestern Tennessee. Confederate forces under Generals Albert Sidney Johnston and P.G.T. Beauregard launched a surprise attack against the Union Army of Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. The Confederates achieved considerable success on the first day but were ultimately defeated on the second day.

 

These are real USPS postage stamps that are accepted by the USA Postal Service as payment for mail posted in the USA however the total rates on the stamps posted must equal or exceed the current appropriate postal mailing rate or extra postage must be paid.

 

The stamp set shown in the picture is a stock photo and is likely not a picture of the exact stamp set you will receive and it may differ in plate number and/or orientation. However the item you will receive will be similar including having a plate number (if one is present in the photos) and the same number of stamps. Stamps titled as MNH, OG will have no significant creases or unnatural gum disturbances unless otherwise noted.