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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.
Shields, Winfield Scott, 1847-1946, Military service. Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863, Commemoration, 1930-1940.
"Letter from the Government of the United States inviting Winfield Scott Shields to an Event Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg" (2019). Indiana, Pennsylvania in the Civil War. 268.
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