Postcard reads 'July,4 1754 Fort Necessity - Great Meadows - July, 4 1932 Built and Commanded by Lieut. Col. George Washington. After 9 hours engagement with M. Coulon De Villiers, in command of 900 French Regulators and their Indian Allies, Washington and his 400 Virginia and S. Carolina troops capitulated and on July 4, 1754, marched out with the honors of the war. Located 10 Miles East of Uniontown, Pa. U.S. 40.'
Francis Pierpont and His Twins, Francis William and Mary Augusta Pierpont of Fairmont, Virginia (West Virginia)
Francis Pierpont and his wife, Julia were parents of four children including twins born September 13, 1860. Their daughter, Mary died in 1864 while her father was the Governor of the Restored Government of Virginia.
'Original owned by Miss. Louisa Miller, L. B. 243 Blairsville, Pa.; the property of her father Rev. Noble Garcia Miller, D. D. at Allegheny College, 1861; died in Blairsville in 1918. Miss Miller believes this picture was taken in 1861.'