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Grand Army of the Republic Museum and Library Civil War soldiers' records collection

1861-2011 [bulk 1961-2011], 9 linear feet

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum and Library. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum and Library
Creator:
Grand Army of the Republic Museum and Library.
Title:
Grand Army of the Republic Museum and Library Civil War soldiers' records collection
Date [bulk]:
1961-2011
Date [inclusive]:
1861-2011 1961-2011
Call Number:
10
Extent:
9 Linear feet
General Physical Description note:
20 boxes
Language:
English
Abstract:
The Grand Army of the Republic Museum and Library Civil War soldiers' records collection, 1861-2011, consists primarily of photocopies of records held elsewhere. About 1/3 of the records come from Pennsylvania soldiers, but there are also records for soldiers from other states.
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Biography/History

Scope and Contents

The Grand Army of the Republic Museum and Library Civil War soldiers' records collection consists primarily of photocopies of records held elsewhere. It is arranged into four series. The first four boxes area arranged alphabetically by soldier's name, and contain photocopies of records housed at the National Archives. The next eight boxes are arranged by state, and contains very few original documents in addition to photocopies. Next, seven boxes contain records of Pennsylvania veterans organized by Grand Army of the Republic post. The last box contains miscellaneous "Personal records" arranged by soldier.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum and Library

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Celia Caust-Ellenbogen and Michael Gubicza through the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories

Sponsor

This preliminary finding aid was created as part of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories. The HCI-PSAR project was made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Grand Army of the Republic.
Geographic Name(s)
  • Pennsylvania
Subject(s)
  • Soldiers
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

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