Archive for the Tag 'Jennie Wade'


The Other Wade Girl: Part I

 You know about Jennie Wade, the only civilian casualty of the Battle of Gettysburg, but did you know another Wade girl was responsible for Jenny’s name going down in history?     At Gettysburg  Jennie Wade is both an icon and an industry.  Each year thousands of tourists make hers the most-visited grave in Evergreen Cemetery.  They also journey to the house on Baltimore Street where a […]