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Civil War Centennial, circa 1961-1965

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Summary:Civil War Centennial, circa 1961-1965. Caption reads: "Top view: Fort Sumter, South Carolina - On the 12th of April, 1861, Confederate troops fired the opening shots of the war between the states, upon Fort Sumter. Major Beauregard was in command of the secessionist forces in Charleston. Bottom view: The McLean House, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Virginia - On Apr. 9 1865 Robt. E. Lee met U.S. Grant in this residence and surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to end the four year war between the states." Postcard number: 42966-B.
Provider:Photo Arts
Dexter Press
Printing place:North America
United States of America
New York
West Nyack
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:South Carolina
Place of origin – Settlement:Winnsboro
Temporal subject: 1961-1970
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:South Carolina
Geographical subject – Settlement:Fort Sumter
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
McLean House (Appomattox County, Va.)
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (Va.)
Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)
Centennial celebrations
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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