Colorano Civil War Cover C63 Battle Of Williamsburg For Sale
Colorano United States Civil War 125th Anniversary Collection - Cover #C63 – Battle of Williamsburg – May 5, 1862 – General McClellan, with the largest military force ever assembled on American soil, was outsmarted by his adversary Confederate General Joseph Johnston. Realizing that he was outgunned by the Union’s superior fire-power, Johnston withdrew under cover of darkness and headed north to Williamsburg. Union forces followed in pursuit confronting the Confederates at Fort Magruder just outside of Williamsburg. By days end over 450 Union and 1,600 Confederate soldiers lay dead with the remaining rebel troops retreating further north. The victory put the Union’s “Army of the Potomac” within 50 miles of Richmond.
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On the 125th Anniversary of the Civil War, Colorano produced a remarkable collection of commemorative covers marking the events of the most fascinating conflict in American history. This monumental five year project (1985 through 1990) opens with Lincoln's election in 1860 and concludes with the final surrender in New Orleans in 1865. The covers that comprise this historic collection document the years of unmatched bravery, when brother fought brother and father fought son in a bloody conflict that threatened to tear apart the very foundation of our country. Each cover is postmarked at an appropriate location on the anniversary date of the event commemorated. Each features a unique Colorano "silk" cachet and an informative text of the event depicted on the cover. The scanned cover photo does not show the full beauty of the high quality Colorano Covers are famous for. Please order yours now. SATISFACTION IS ALWAYS GUARANTEED UNDER MY NO QUESTIONS ASKED RETURN POLICY. The desire of the Colorano publisher to excel in every work of art they publish has made them the leading manufacturer of full-color “silk” cachets. The brilliant full color art of their cachet, the border of gold, the texture, the feel and look of the “silk” cachet have made Colorano the choice of knowledgeable collectors since 1971. Colorano is the quality collectors look for and deserve.
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