Jennie Wade House

Mary Virginia Wade, better known as Jennie Wade, was the only civilian killed during the American Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on July 3, 1863 while baking bread for Union soldiers in the now famous tourist destination, the Jennie Wade House. She was struck by a single bullet that traveled through two wooden doors killing her instantly. Jennie Wade was 20 years old. The house looks very much the same as it did 150 years ago. The house was actually the residence of Jennie's sister, Georgia McClellan.

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Jennie Wade Book

Jennie Wade: A Girl from Gettysburg

An interesting account of the only civilian killed at the Battle of Gettysburg. Researched and written by a native of the Gettysburg area, the story brilliantly depicts a perspective of the war which is often overlooked: the role of a common civilian.

The Gettysburg Story: Expanded Edition Double DVD

The Gettysburg Story brings alive America's greatest battle in a fresh, dynamic way. Stunning aerial drone and motion control time-lapse cinematography plus 3D animated maps bring the stories of Lincoln, Lee, Meade, and others to a new generation. Based on the best-selling Gettysburg Battlefield Auto Tour and narrated by actor Stephen Lang (Avatar, Gettysburg).Never before seen imagery of the exact ground where events changed the course of history.

Jennie Wade quote

"If there is anyone in this house that is to be killed today, I hope it is me, as Georgia has a little baby." Jennie Wade