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“Uncle Sam” Marker
Photographer: Bill Coughlin
Taken: November 1, 2010
Caption: “Uncle Sam” Marker
Additional Description: During the War of 1812, Samuel Wilson supplied meat to the United States army. Wilson put the initials "U. S." on his goods, which stood for United States as well as for his nickname "Uncle Sam."
Submitted: November 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
Database Locator Identification Number: p136793
File Size: 2.669 Megabytes


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