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National Cemetery, Winchester, Virginia, circa 1931-1944

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Summary:National Cemetery, Winchester, Virginia, circa 1931-1944. Caption reads: "National Cemetery. Within a radius of 25 miles of Winchester over 100 Civil War engagements took place. In 1886 the Federal government purchased a five-acre lot and established a National Cemetery. Here the remains of 4491 Union Soldiers were reinterred, 2381 being unknown. Approximately 800 were Pennsylvania and 500 sons of Ohio. State monuments have been erected by Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, a memorial to the Sixth Army Corps, and regimental monuments to the 3rd and 34th Mass., 13th and 18th Conn., 114th N.Y., 123rd Ohio, and 8th Vermont." Postcard number: 79332.
Provider:Shenandoah News Agency
Tichnor Quality Views
Century:1901-2000
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Massachusetts
Boston
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Winchester
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Winchester
Topical subjects:Cemeteries
Monuments & memorials
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology Postcard Collection
  • series Virginia
  • box 15
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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