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Post, Battle of New Market, Virginia, circa 1945-1980

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Summary:Post, Battle of New Market, Virginia, circa 1945-1980. Caption reads: "Battle of New Market, Virginia. A 3" rifle fired by Snows Maryland Battery, in the Battle of New Market, Va., on May 15, 1864 left this interesting relic on the post shown in picture. General John C. Breckinridge led the Confederates against Franz Sigel of the Union Forces." Postcard number: 40559-B.
Contributor:Gitchell, John
Provider:Dexter Press
Gitchell's Studio
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:VIrginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Harrisonburg
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:New Market
Topical subjects:Hitching posts
Shells (Ammunition)
New Market, Battle of, New Market, Va., 1864
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology Postcard Collection
  • series Virginia
  • box 13
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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