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Gettysburg in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jennie Wade

 
 
Jennie Wade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 25, 2009
1. Jennie Wade Marker
Inscription.
Jennie Wade, aged 20 years 2 months
Killed here—July 3, 1863
While making bread for the Union soldiers

 
Location. 39° 49.398′ N, 77° 13.852′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on Baltimore Street south of Steinwehr Avenue (Business U.S. 15), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Located in front of Jennie Wade House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 548 Baltimore Street, New Park PA 17352, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “. . . your sister is dead.” (here, next to this marker); The Wagon Hotel on Cemetery Hill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); “The National Homestead at Gettysburg” (about 400 feet away); The John Rupp House and Tannery Site (about 500 feet away); Dobbin House (about 500 feet away); 27th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 600 feet away); 106th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named The Dobbin House (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Jennie Wade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 25, 2009
2. Jennie Wade Marker
Bullet Riddled Door image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 25, 2009
3. Bullet Riddled Door
The bullet that killed Jennie Wade entered this door (yellow arrow).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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