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Clara Barton Monument, Antietam Battlefield National Park, Sharpsburg, Maryland, circa 1941-1970

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Summary:Clara Barton Monument, Antietam Battlefield National Park, Sharpsburg, Maryland, circa 1941-1970. Caption on back reads: "During the battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg on Sept. 17, 1862 Clara Barton brought supplies and nursing aid to the wounded on this battlefield. This act of love and mercy led to the birth of the present American National Red Cross. This monument provided and erected by the Washington Co. Md. Chapter of the A.N.R.C. The monument of the union soldier to the left is erected to the memory of the 7th Infantry Regiment Penna. Reserve Volunteers." Postcard number: S-46440-2.
Contributor:Kelley, Frank D.
Provider:Kelley's Studio
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: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Sharpsburg
Topical subjects:Battlefields
Antietam National Battlefield (Md.)
Monuments & memorials
Barton, Clara, 1821-1912
American Red Cross
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 36th (1861-1864)
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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