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Interrupted ball, Urbana, Maryland, circa 1958-1962

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umd:84936

Summary:Interrupted ball, Urbana, Maryland, circa 1958-1962. "Steven's" is written on front above "Interrupted ball." Caption reads: "Urbana, Maryland, Upon arrival in Maryland in September, 1862, J.E.B. Stuart's Confederate cavalry held a dance with the ladies of Urbana at an unoccupied academic building. The dance was interrupted when the cavalrymen had to leave to face an approaching Federal force. After the fight, Stuart and his men returned to finish the dance." Postmark date: August 22, 1962; Message included.
Provider:Potomac Edison System
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
1961-1970
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Urbana
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Balls (Parties)
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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