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Conshohocken Historical Society [Contact Us]
circa 1890
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Grand Army of the Republic. George Smith Post No. 79 (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Extent: 4 linear feet
The Grand Army of the Republic was a fraternal organization of Civil War veterans. A post in Conshocken, named in honor of George Smith, was organized in 1867. The George Smith Post No. 79, Grand Army of the Republic photographs and "Personal War Sketches" consist of about three-dozen photographs and one volume. The photographs are all identified portraits of Civil War veterans. In the volume of "Personal War Sketches," veterans recorded their mustering dates, rank, and sometimes personal narratives of their experiences. (View full finding aid.)
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George Smith Post No. 79 (Conshohocken, Pa.), Grand Army of the Republic photographs and "Personal War Sketches"
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Grand Army of the Republic. George Smith Post No. 79 (Philadelphia, Pa.).
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CHS.15
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4 linear feet
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circa 1890
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The Grand Army of the Republic was a fraternal organization of Civil War veterans. A post in Conshocken, named in honor of George Smith, was organized in 1867. The George Smith Post No. 79, Grand Army of the Republic photographs and "Personal War Sketches" consist of about three-dozen photographs and one volume. The photographs are all identified portraits of Civil War veterans. In the volume of "Personal War Sketches," veterans recorded their mustering dates, rank, and sometimes personal narratives of their experiences.
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