High Water Mark Monument, Gettysburg, PA

Description (Brief)
Souvenir metal match safe with hinged lid from Gettysburg, Pa. A wrap-around celluloid label shows a color image of the High Water Mark Monument on one side, and the house where Jennie Wade was shot, on the reverse. Jennie Wade was the only civilian killed during the Battle of Gettysburg.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
match safe
date made
ca 1908
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 cm x 6.5 cm x 3.5 cm; 3/8 in x 2 9/16 in x 1 3/8 in
referenced
United States: Pennsylvania, Gettysburg
ID Number
2006.0098.0996
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0996
related event
Civil War
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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