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Catalog Number 0000.01.0048
Title Anchor over Victims of U.S.S. MAINE, Arlington National Cemetery
Collection Postcard Collection
Object Name Postcard
Description Postcard depicting a sailor, a wreath, and an anchor. The caption reads, ‘Anchor over Victims of U.S.S. Maine, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.’ The description on the verso reads, ‘A large anchor marks the last resting place of 163 men of the crew of the U.S.S. Maine, which was blown up February 15, 1898, in the harbor of Havana, Cuba, from where their bodies were brought and reinterred in the Spanish-American War section of Arlington National Cemetery on December 28, 1899.’
Artist Published by W.B. Garrison, Incorporated, Washington, D.C.