The year 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of not only the largest battle of the Civil War (Gettysburg) but also the longest and most complex military campaign of the conflict (Vicksburg). Tomorrow we’ll be on the site of both battles to officially unveil the new Civil War: 1863 Forever® stamps.
The stamps will be dedicated at at two ceremonies. The first will take place at 10 a.m. CDT in the USS Cairo Museum at Vicksburg National Military Park in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The other will take place at 11 a.m. EDT in the visitor center at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Please come join us!