Jennie Wade Grave, Evergreen Cemetery, Cemetery Hill

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Seven Stars on April 18, 2008

Miss Mary Virgina (Jennie) Wade was the only civilian killed during the Battle of Gettysburg. She was baking bread for the Union soldiers on the morning of July 3, 1863 when she was accidentally killed by a stray bullet that pierced her heart, killing her instantly.

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Photo taken in Evergreen Cemetery, 799 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA

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