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This is the only known photo of Mary Virginia Wade, known locally as Jennie, taken in 1861 when she was 18. She is to the right. The woman in the center is Maria Comfort, 48 (Georgia's friend who lived on Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) and to the left of her is Georgia Wade, 20. Jennie Wade was the only civilian killed during the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover more history @


6) Wade's jubilee triumph, 1977 Queen Elizabeth II presents the trophy to Virginia Wade after she won the women's singles


1991 Nottingham: The Princess of Wales (centre) with Virginia Wade and pop star Cliff Richard at the opening ceremony of the 1991 Federation Cup.


Blood-stained floorboard at the Jennie Wade House in Gettysburg, PA. Built in 1842, this home was witness to the Battle of Gettysburg. Mary Virginia Wade, better known as Jennie Wade, was the only civilian killed during the battle on July 3, 1863 while baking bread for Union soldiers. She was killed instantly by a single bullet that traveled through 2 wooden doors. The house was the residence of her sister, Georgia McClellan, who had given birth. Discover more history…


The Best British Sporting Victories - The World Cup 2014 | Town & Country Magazine UK Virginia Wade Wins Wimbledon in 1977 It was the summer of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee when Virginia Wade won the women's singles title at Wimbledon. It was her third grand slam victory and a huge achievement at the time, although little did she know it would be 36 years before we saw another British champion.


Great ladies from the 70's: Virginia Wade, Evonne Goolagong, Rosie Casals and Billie Jean King


Ginnie Wade, killed by one of the 150 bullets that hit her sister's house, was the only civilian killed during the Battle of Gettysburg.