150 Years Ago in the Civil War After a very active December and January, the armies took time out in February 1863 to reorganize and rest before resuming active campaigning in the spring. Land action was limited to relatively minor skirmishing and fighting between small units of soldiers and cavalry from Virginia to Indian Territory, [...]
The U.S. Postal Service has announced the designs for its 2013 Civil War commemorative stamps. During the 2011-2015 Civil War Sesquicentennial, the Post Office is issuing two stamps each year commemorating significant events in the war that occurred 150 years ago from the year of the stamp’s issue. In 2011,the stamps commemorated the first shots of [...]
During the Civil War Sesquicentennial, the U.S. Postal Service is issuing two Civil War commemorative stamps each year from 2011-2015. Each stamp in the series commemorates a significant event that occurred 150 years ago from the year of the stamp’s issue. In 2011, stamps commemorating Fort Sumter and the First Battle of Bull Run were issued.