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Sally Port at Yorktown, Va. [split stereocard]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.1181 Author/Creator: Place Written: nr. Yorktown, Virginia Type: Photograph Date: Pagination: 1 photograph 8.9 x 8.6 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.1181 Author/Creator: Place Written: nr. Yorktown, Virginia Type: Photograph Date: Pagination: 1 photograph 8.9 x 8.6 cm

Summary of Content: Image of soldiers' gate at Yorktown. Green tax stamp (cancelled) on verso. Numeric notation on verso: "500." Photographers imprint on verso: Published by E. & H. T. Anthony & Co, New York. Negative by Brady & Co, Washington.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesConfederate States of AmericaFortificationBattle (Siege, Surrender) of YorktownBattle

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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