Jennie Wade House

Mary Virginia Wade, better known as Jennie Wade, was the only civilian killed during the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 3, 1863 while baking bread for Union soldiers in the Jennie Wade House. She was struck by a single bullet that traveled through two wooden doors killing her instantly. Jennie Wade was 20 years old. The house looks very much the same as it did 150+ years ago. The house was actually the residence of Jennie's sister, Georgia McClellan.

Jennie Wade Photos

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Jennie Wade House

Historic Jennie Wade House
Jennie Wade House historic photo.
Jennie Wade Statue
Statue of Jennie Wade.
Jennie Wade Birthplace
Jennie Wade Birthplace.
Jennie Wade Grave
Jennie Wade Gravesite.
Jennie Wade Cellar
Jennie Wade was placed in the basement of the Jennie Wade House.
 
     

Jennie Wade Photos