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

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

Great ladies from the 70's: Virginia Wade, Evonne Goolagong, Rosie Casals and Billie Jean King

Great ladies from the 70's: Virginia Wade, Evonne Goolagong, Rosie Casals and Billie Jean King

To mark the Queen's birthday, we're remembering her visit to #Wimbledon in 1977, when she handed the Ladies' Singles trophy to Virginia Wade

To mark the Queen's birthday, we're remembering her visit to #Wimbledon in 1977, when she handed the Ladies' Singles trophy to Virginia Wade

6) Wade's jubilee triumph, 1977    Queen Elizabeth II presents the trophy to Virginia Wade after she won the women's singles

6) Wade's jubilee triumph, 1977 Queen Elizabeth II presents the trophy to Virginia Wade after she won the women's singles

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.

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.

Andy Murray feels let down by Virginia Wade’s barb at Amélie Mauresmo • 1977 Wimbledon champion clashed with Andy Murray before • French coach had history with nerves when she was competing      http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2014/jun/22/andy-murray-virginia-wade-wimbledon-amelie-mauresmo

Andy Murray returns Virginia Wade’s barb by backing Amélie Mauresmo

Andy Murray feels let down by Virginia Wade’s barb at Amélie Mauresmo • 1977 Wimbledon champion clashed with Andy Murray before • French coach had history with nerves when she was competing http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2014/jun/22/andy-murray-virginia-wade-wimbledon-amelie-mauresmo

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

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

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