United States - Scott #2593 (1992)

The U.S. Pledge of Allegiance

On June 22, 1942, the Pledge of Allegiance of the United States was formally adopted by U.S. Congress. The pledge is an expression of allegiance to the Flag of the United States and the republic of the United States of America. It was originally composed by Captain George Thatcher Balch, a Union Army Officer during the Civil War and later a teacher of patriotism in New York City schools. The … Continue reading The U.S. Pledge of Allegiance