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McKinley Memorial, Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland, circa 1951-1969

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Summary:McKinley Memorial, Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland, circa 1951-1969. Caption reads: "Erected to the memory of Wm. McKinley, President of the United States, who served as a sargeant [sic] of Company E, 23rd Ohio Vol. Infantry. While in charge of the Commissary Department on the afternoon of the day of the Battle of Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862, he personally and without orders served hot coffee and warm food to every man in the regiment on this spot and in so doing had to pass under fire." Postcard number: P18384.
Contributor:Kelley, Frank D.
Provider:Kelley's Studio
Colourpicture Publishers (Firm)
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Hagerstown
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Sharpsburg
Topical subjects:Monuments & memorials
Antietam National Battlefield (Md.)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
McKinley, William, 1843-1901
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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