The Battle of White Plains US19261018-S-EN.v01-LH

USA 1926 - The Battle of White Plains
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USA 1926 - The Battle of White PlainsUSA 1926 - The Battle of White PlainsUSA 1926 - The Battle of White Plains


United States


The stamp was issued on October 18, 1926, to commemorate ‘the Battle of White Plains’ during the American Revolution. The Battle of White Plains was a battle in the British campaign to gain control of New York and New Jersey, fought on Monday, October 28, 1776, near White Plains, New York.

After the fall of New York City to the British and following the retreat of George Washington's (1732-1799) Continental Army northwards, British General William Howe (1729-1814) landed troops in Westchester County, intending to cut off Washington's escape route. Alerted to this move, Washington retreated farther, establishing a position in the village of White Plains but failed to establish firm control over local high ground. Ordered by Washington to ‘do the best you can,’ the Americans fortified the place and awaited the enemy while Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) placed his two-gun battery in a commanding position near the hill’s highest point...



bullet-1 Page Dimensions: 270mm X 297mm

bullet-1 Compatible with: All Lighthouse 13-Rings Binders

bullet-1 Paper type: Heavy Acid-Free Cardboard 240gr/sq.m

bullet-1 Paper Color: Cream

bullet-1 Printing Method: Professional Offset                                      

bullet-1 Text Language: great-britain English                                             Personalize

bullet-1 STAMPS ARE NOT INCLUDED!                                




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