NATIONAL HOMESTEAD AT GETTYSBURG ORPHANAGE GOOD CONDUCT CARD

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Dated “May 25, 1872.” Pre-printed white card, 3.25 x 2.5.” Inscribed to “Master Charley Henning”, authorized by J.C. Burns. Two tiny spots on blank reverse. Otherwise pristine. Text:

(Master Charley Henning)…”Has this day been reported to received public commendation, for Good Conduct during the past week. No scholar is entitled to this Certificate, who has received a mark of misdemeanor during the week.”

Solid Gettysburg collectible. The Gettysburg National Homestead orphanage, situated on the Baltimore Pike opposite East Cemetery Hill, was established for Civil War orphans, including the famous Humiston children.  [jp]

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