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Jarvis, J.F. (fl. 1892-) "Veterans of the Army of the Potomac, National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A."

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05135.139 Author/Creator: Jarvis, J.F. (fl. 1892-) Place Written: Arlington, VA Type: Stereocard Date: 1892 Pagination: 1 card ; 19 x 10 cm..

Summary of Content: [Shows veterans standing near a model of a boat. Little girl in sailor suit in the foreground. Copyright information written in both English and Spanish.]


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarUnion ForcesUnion GeneralMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaConfederate General or LeaderPresidentGovernment and CivicsLincoln's CabinetAmerican StatesmenBattleBattle of GettysburgCongress

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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