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Jennie Wade House and Monument, Gettysburg, Pa. [picture postcard ca. 1935-1945]

view Jennie Wade House and Monument, Gettysburg, Pa. [picture postcard ca. 1935-1945] digital asset number 1
Publisher:
Marken & Bielfield, Inc
Subject:
Wade, Ginnie (or Jennie) (Mary Virginia)
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 3.5" x 5.5"
Type:
Picture postcards
Postcards
Place:
Pennsylvania
Gettysburg (Pa.)
United States
Date:
1930
1945
ca 1935-1945
Ca. 1930-1945
Civil War, 1861-1865
1930-1940
Notes:
In Box 3, Folder 7.
Civil War Selections from the Archives Center
Jennie (or Ginnie) Wade was the only civilian killed during the Battle of Gettysburg. She was killed in the house's kitchen on the third day of the battle: July 3, 1863. Along with her sister and mother, Jennie helped the Union Army by baking bread and giving water to the troops that passed by the house. (See http://www.graveaddiction.com/jwade.html.)
Summary:
Divided-back, white-border, textured surface postcard, probably ca. 1930-1945. No message on verso.
Cite as:
Civil War series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Historic sites
Civil war
Monuments
History
Local number:
AC0060-0001253a.tif (AC Scan No.: image side)
AC0060-0001253b.tif (AC Scan No.: verso)
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Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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