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Arlington National Cemetery, Sheridan Gate

Arlington National Cemetery, Sheridan Gate Virginia
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$15.95

  

Stock #: 511023
Type: Postcard
Era: Undivided Back
City: Arlington
State: Virginia (VA)
County: Arlington
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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One of the most used entrances in Arlington Cemetery. The lintel surmounting the marble pillars bears the single word "Sheridan", and on the columns themselves are inscribed the names of Scott, Lincoln, Stanton and Grant. The gate was built i 1879, the pillars having been secured from the old War Office at Washington, a famous government building erected in 1818.