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Publisher:
Marken & Bielfield, Inc.  Search this
Names:
Wade, Ginnie (or Jennie) (Mary Virginia)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 3.5" x 5.5".)
Container:
Box 3, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Picture postcards
Postcards
Place:
Gettysburg (Pa.)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Pennsylvania
Date:
circa 1935-1945
circa 1930-1945
Scope and Contents:
Divided-back, white-border, textured surface postcard, probably ca. 1930-1945. No message on verso.
Biographical / Historical:
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.)
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0001253a.tif (AC Scan No.: image side) AC0060-0001253b.tif (AC Scan No.: verso)
General:
Civil War Selections from the Archives Center
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Historic sites  Search this
Civil war  Search this
Monuments -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards -- 1930-1940
Postcards -- 1930-1940
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Civil War
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Civil War / Government Records, Business Records, and Other / Civil War
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82f58cbee-7ecf-4e83-851f-c3ad744ea11a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-civilwar-ref527