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

Jennie Wade

 
 
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Inscription.  
Jennie Wade, aged 20 years 2 months
Killed here—July 3, 1863
While making bread for the Union soldiers

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US CivilWomen.
 
Location. 39° 49.398′ N, 77° 13.852′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Baltimore Street south of Steinwehr Avenue (Business U.S. 15), on the left when traveling south. Located in front of Jennie Wade House. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 548 Baltimore Street, New Park PA 17352, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Jennie Wade (here, next to 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); Gettysburg's First Municipal Water Supply (about 400 feet away); Battle of Gettysburg
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(about 500 feet away); The Civil War Comes to Gettysburg (about 500 feet away); Caught in the Crossfire (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 30 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on February 19, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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Apr. 5, 2020