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Jennie Wade House and Monument, Gettysburg, Pa. [picture postcard, ca. 1930-1945.]

view Jennie Wade House and Monument, Gettysburg, Pa. [picture postcard, ca. 1930-1945.] digital asset number 1
Publisher:
Buohl, George W
Subject:
Wade, Ginnie (or Jennie) (Mary Virginia)
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 3.5" x 5.5"
Type:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Pennsylvania
Gettysburg (Pa.)
United States
Date:
1930
1945
ca 1930-1945
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, textured color postcard of Jennie Wade House and Monument, Gettysburg, Pa. No message on verso.
Cite as:
Civil War series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Monuments
Civil war
Historic sites
History
Local number:
AC0060-0001252a.tif (AC Scan No.: image)
AC0060-0001252b.tif (AC Scan No.: versoi)
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Civil War series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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