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Jennie Wade House and monument, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, circa 1907-1915

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Summary:The Jennie Wade House with insets of a monument marking her grave site in the Citizens' Cemetery and a portrait of Jennie Wade, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, circa 1907-1915. Caption reads: "Miss Jennie Wade was killed the morning of July 3d, 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 free war museum and shows hundreds of marks of bullets and shell. The monument marks her last resting place in the Citizens' Cemetery." Postcard number: 11726.
Provider:A.C. Bosselman & Co.
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:Houses
Monuments & memorials
Wade, Mary Virginia, d. 1863
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
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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