This is the only known photo of Mary Virginia Wade, known locally as Jennie, taken in 1861 when she was 18. She is to the right. The woman in the center is Maria Comfort, 48 (Georgia's friend who lived on Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) and to the left of her is Georgia Wade, 20. Jennie Wade was the only civilian killed during the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover more history @ www.thehistorygirl.com
The Best British Sporting Victories - The World Cup 2014 | Town & Country Magazine UK Virginia Wade Wins Wimbledon in 1977 It was the summer of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee when Virginia Wade won the women's singles title at Wimbledon. It was her third grand slam victory and a huge achievement at the time, although little did she know it would be 36 years before we saw another British champion.
Bullet holes at the Jennie Wade House in Gettysburg, PA. Built in 1842, this home was witness to the Battle of Gettysburg. Mary Virginia Wade, better known as Jennie Wade, was the only civilian killed during the battle on July 3, 1863 while baking bread for Union soldiers. She was instantly killed by a single bullet that traveled through 2 wooden doors. The house was the residence of her sister, Georgia McClellan, who had given birth on July 1. Discover more history @ www.thehistorygirl.com
Statute at Jennie Wade's gravesite in Evergreen Cem. Gettysburg, Pa. Jennie was the only civilian to lose her life in the Battle of Gettysburg. The Jennie Wade Monument reads: (Front Side) JENNIE WADE AGED 20 YEARS 2 MO KILLED JULY 3 1863 WHILE MAKING BREAD FOR THE UNION SOLDIERS. JENNIE WADE MARY VIRGINIA WADE Another side reads: SHE HATH DONE WHAT SHE COULD