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Brompton on Marye's Heights, Fredericksburg, Virginia, circa 1930-1944

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Summary:Brompton on Marye's Height, Fredericksburg, Virginia, circa 1930-1944. Caption reads: "Brompton, more than 200 years old, stands in quiet but impressive dignity and is a veritable treasure trove of history. The scene of notable events in peace and war. It served as Lee's headquarters during the battles of Fredericksburg. The marks of shot and shell are still plainly visible. It was the center of attack in both battles and more than 11,000 men were killed or mortally wounded in front of this old mansion. It was a part of Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia and is the home of the President." Postcard number: 9B-H1022.
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: 1921-1930
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Fredericksburg
Topical subjects:Mansions
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862
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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