UNITED STATES ALDEN PARTRIDGE FIRST DAY COVER 1985
An interesting First Day Cover issued in honour of Alden Partridge, the American author, legislator, officer, surveyor, an early superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York and a controversial pioneer in U.S. military education, emphasizing physical fitness training, advocating the concept of citizen soldier and establishing a series of private military academies throughout the country, including Norwich University.
Two 11 Cent Stamps.
Postmark Norwich University
Date of cancellation FEB 12 1985