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Gettysburg from observation tower on Oak Hill, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1909

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Summary:An aerial view of Gettysburg from the observation tower on Oak Hill, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1909. Caption reads: "Immediate foreground was scene of first day's Battle; across the plain Ewell hurled the main body of his corps on the Federal column, which was driven through the Streets of Gettysburg, but reformed on the unconquered heights of Cemetery Hill. Culps Hill shows to the left: Cemetery Hill in centre background; The Round Tops to the right." Postcard number: 221; Message included. Message reads: "This card picture is the same as Gettysburg in 1863."
Provider:W.H. Tipton
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Pennsylvania
Place of origin – Settlement:Gettysburg
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:Battlefields
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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