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Ruins after the Battle of Fredericksburg on December 12, 1862, Fredericksburg, Virginia, circa 1930-1944

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Alternate title:Ruins in Fredericksburg, Virginia, after the battle December 12, 1862
Summary:Ruins after the Battle of Fredericksburg on December 12, 1862, Fredericksburg, Virginia, circa 1930-1944. Caption reads: "Fredericksburg was the scene of two battles and a devastating bombardment during the Civil War. Within a circle of ten miles around the town, more men were killed and wounded than previously had been on any similar area in the world." Message reads: "Dear Mother, Arrived in Va to-day. First day of good weather. Having a good trip and no car trouble. Send card from further south. Love, P & H." Postmark date: November 13, 1945; Postcard number: 44289-C-N; Message included.
Provider:Kishpaugh, R. A.
Curt Teich & Co.
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:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Fredericksburg
Temporal subject: 1861-1870
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Fredericksburg
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862
War damage
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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