John Burns Statue

John Burns Statue Gettysburg Pennsylvania

Stock #: 598625
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Gettysburg
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Adams
Postmark: 1909 Oct-19
PM City: Gettysburg
PM State: PA
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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JOHN BURNS STATUE - A scene on Stone Avenue at the edge of Reynolds' Woods. In the foreground is Pennsylvania's contribution to the memory of John Burns. He was a citizen of Gettysburg and a though nearly 70 years of age, shouldered his rifle and, joining the troops of this portion of the field, fought with them until the Union forces withdrew. He was thrice wounded, but completely recovered and lived for nine years after. The monuments along the Chambersburg pike and McPherson barn also show.
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