High Water Mark Monument, Gettysburg, PA

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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.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1908
United States: Pennsylvania, Gettysburg
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 1 cm x 6.5 cm x 3.5 cm; 3/8 in x 2 9/16 in x 1 3/8 in
overall: 7/16 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 1.11125 cm x 6.6675 cm x 3.81 cm
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related event
Civil War
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Data Source
National Museum of American History