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National Cemetery, Winchester, Virginia, circa 1931-1944

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Summary:National Cemetery, Winchester, Virginia, circa 1931-1944. Message reads: "We are seeing many historic places in Va. & N. Car." Caption reads: "National Cemetery. Within a radius of 25 miles of Winchester over 100 Civil War engagements took place. In 1866 the Federal government purchased a five-acre lot and established a National Cemetery. Here the remains of 4491 Union soldiers were re-interred, 2381 being unknown. Approximately 800 were Pennsylvanians and 500 sons of Ohio. State monuments have been erected by Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, a memorial to the Sixth Army Corps, and regimental monuments to the 3rd and 34th Mass., 12th, 13th, and 18th Conn., 114th N.Y., 123rd Ohio, and 8th Vermont." Postcard number: W17, 47740; Message included.
Provider:Asheville Post Card 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:North Carolina
Place of origin – Settlement:Asheville
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Winchester
Topical subjects:Cemeteries
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology Postcard Collection
  • series Virginia
  • box 15
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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