A Guide to the 48th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Poll Book, 1864 48th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Poll Book Ms1998-021

A Guide to the 48th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Poll Book, 1864

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Collection Number Ms1998-021


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1998-021
Title
48th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Poll Book, 1864
Physical Characteristics
1.0 cu. ft. 1 oversize
Language
English

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Scope and Content

Poll-book for an election held on October 11, 1864, noting votes cast by members of Company B, 48th Pennsylvania Infantry, encamped at Pegram's Farm in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, during the Civil War. Book includes a list of men, mostly from Schuylkill, Luzerne, Lebanon, and Berks counties, Pennsylvania, and how many votes were cast for candidates for the national offices of Congress and the county offices of Sheriff, Clerk of Orphan's Court, Coroner, County Commissioner, Director of the Poor, and County Auditor. 


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865