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This is a letter inviting Winfield Scott Shields, a veteran of the U.S. Civil War, to attend an event in honor of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. The event was scheduled for June 29 to July 6, 1938 at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

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SH20

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Shields, Winfield Scott, 1847-1946, Military service. Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863, Commemoration, 1930-1940.

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The digitized images of letters, photographs, and other items from the Shields Collection in the “Indiana, Pennsylvania in the Civil War” exhibit are the property of the Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County, Pa. These images may only be used for non-commercial, educational purposes under “Fair Use” guidelines. For additional information contact: HGSIC, 621 Wayne Avenue, Indiana, Pa. 15701; (724) 463-9600. Email ichistoricalsociety@gmail.com.

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The Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County, PA; Shields Collection

Letter from the Government of the United States inviting Winfield Scott Shields to an Event Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg

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