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Monument and house of Jennie Wade, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, circa 1904-1913

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Alternate title:Jennie Wade, house and monument, Gettysburg, Pa.
Summary:Monument and house of Jennie Wade, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, circa 1907-1913. Caption reads: "JENNY WADE, HOUSE AND MONUMENT. Miss Jennie Wade was killed the morning of July 3rd, while attending to household duties in a little brick house on Baltimore Street, near the National Cemetery. She was the only citizen of Gettysburg who was killed during the battle. The house is now used as a war museum, and shows hundreds of marks of bullets and shell. The monument marks her last rest in the Citizen's Cemetery." Postmark date: July 2, 1913; Postcard number: R-37851; Message included.
Provider:Curt Teich & Co.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Pennsylvania
Geographical subject – Settlement:Gettysburg
Topical subjects:Monuments & memorials
Houses
Wade, Mary Virginia, d. 1863
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
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