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Anchor of USS Maine, Arlington National Cemetery

Anchor of USS Maine, Arlington National Cemetery Virginia
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$14.95

  

Stock #: 370860
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Arlington
State: Virginia (VA)
County: Arlington
Postmark: 1912 Mar-7
PM City: Washington
PM State: DC
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The anchor of the USS Maine, which was blown up in the harbor of Havana, Cuba on Feb. 15, 1898, marks the last resting place of 163 men of her crew. Their bodies were brought from Havana, Cuba, and re-interred in the Spanish American War Section of Arlington National Cemetery on Dec. 28, 1899