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Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882 Meade's headquarters at Gettysburg

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.1051 Author/Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882 Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: circa 1861-1865 Pagination: 1 photograph 8.9 x 8.9 cm Order a Copy

The image shows a small white wooden house with evidence of shelling in the front yard. Inscription on verso: "Gardner." Numeric notations on verso: "VII" and "1167."

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