#4805 The War of 1812: Battle of Lake Erie
... ultimately helped forge our national
identity and gave us our national
anthem, ?The Star-Spangled Banner.?
The stamp?s subject for the second year of the war is the Battle
of Lake Erie ... , 1813. For the stamp design, the Postal Service selected William Henry Powell?s famous painting, Battle
of Lake Erie. The oil-on-canvas painting, completed in 1873, was commissioned by the ...