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Elk's Home, formerly Sheridan's headquarters, Winchester, Virginia, circa 1931-1944

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Summary:Elk's Home, formerly Sheridan's headquarters, Winchester, Virginia, circa 1931-1944. Caption reads: "Sheridan's Headquarters, Winchester, Virginia. General Sheridan occupied this home during one of the famous Winchester campaigns and from it began his famous ride to the Battle of Cedar Creek, 'twenty miles away.' This building is now owned and occupied by the Elk's Club of Winchester." Postcard number: 143, 6A-H1737.
Provider:Marken & Bielfeld, Inc.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Frederick
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:Military headquarters
Houses
Elks (Fraternal order)
Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888
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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