HEROES: Ill-Starred General

Yachtsmen, horsemen and unreconstructed Southerners are, in certain matters, hard to please. Last February Southerners howled when Union General William Tecumseh ("War Is Hell") Sherman's face appeared on a new 3¢ stamp (TIME, Feb. 22).

As a sop to injured Southern feelings, the Post Office Department promised to memorialize Confederate Generals Robert Edward Lee and Thomas Jonathan ("Stonewall") Jackson on a 4¢ stamp. Last week when the Lee-Jackson stamp, bearing a picture of Stratford Hall,General Lee's Virginia birthplace, for good measure, was placed on sale it looked as if the Post Office...

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