Stamps featuring the Battle of Mabitac
The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to commemorate the Centennial of the Battle of Mabitac.
|Kind of Issue:||Commemorative|
|Denomination & Quantity:||P5.00 – – – – – 50,000|
|Date of Issue:||June 12, 2000|
|Last Day of Sale:||December 12, 2000|
|Size of Stamps:||40mm x30mm|
|Printing Process:||Litho-Offset (4 colors)|
|Printer:||Amstar Company, Inc.|
|Designer:||Rufe A. Goco|
|Design Concept:||Antonio D.A. Claro|
|Design Coordinator:||Carminda R. Arevalo|
|Graphic Artist:||Edgar P. Patricio|
|Designs:||Actual size of the Battle of Mabitac and a group of Victorious Revolutionaries|
In response to a war challenge earlier called by a Filipino revolutionary general, Juan Cailles, Colonel Cheatham of the U.S. forces based in Sta. Cruz, Laguna ordered a company each of the 37th and 15th Infantry Regiments to attack the revolutioanry camp at Mabitac, Laguna. Commanded by Captain David Mitchell of the 15th Infantry, the group was ordered to attack from two sides: east of the river and west over the water. Read more.