USPS to issue Battle of Antietam stamp

The image on the Antietam stamp is a reproduction of an 1887 painting depicting the charge of the Iron Bridge during the morning phase of the battle with the Dunker Church in the background. (Courtesy Photo)

The United State Postal Service will be issuing a stamp commemorating the upcoming 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam, according to a press release from the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

The First Class “forever” stamp is scheduled to be released Tuesday along with a stamp commemorating the Civil War Naval Battle of New Orleans.

The image on the Antietam stamp is a reproduction of an 1887 painting depicting the charge of the Iron Bridge during the morning phase of the battle with the Dunker Church in the background.


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