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General Meade's headquarters, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, circa 1901-1906

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Alternate title:Gettysburg, Pa. Gen. Meade's headquarters
Summary:General Meade's headquarters, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, circa 1901-1906. Caption reads: George G. Meade was born in 1815. He graduated from West Point in 1835, and was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Army of the Potomac in 1863. During the battle of Gettysburg, his headquarters was a humble dwelling standing on the Taneytown Road and riddled by shot and shell. After his great victory Meade was made Brigadier-General, and in 1862, Major-General. He died in 1872. Postmark Date: October 15, 1906; Postcard number: 2397; Message Included.
Provider:Raphael Tuck & Sons
Printing place:Europe
German Empire
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Pennsylvania
Geographical subject – Settlement:Gettysburg
Topical subjects:Military headquarters
Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Copyright holder:Public Domain
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