A Guide to the National Association of Union Ex-Prisoners of War, Washington, DC, Pamphlet, 1888 National Association of Union Ex-Prisoners of War, Washington, DC, Pamphlet Ms2017-036

National Association of Union Ex-Prisoners of War, Washington, DC, Pamphlet, 1888

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Collection Number Ms2017-036


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2017-036
Title
National Association of Union Ex-Prisoners of War, Washington, DC, Pamphlet, 1888
Physical Characteristics
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
National Association of Union Ex-Prisoners of War (Washington, DC)
Language
English
Abstract
The National Association of Union Ex-Prisoners of War, Washington, DC, Pamphlet consists of a single information pamphlet created by the organization in 1888.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: National Association of Union Ex-Prisoners of War, Washington, DC, Pamphlet, M2017-036, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The National Association of Union Ex-Prisoners of War, Washington, DC, Pamphlet was purchased by Special Collections in June 2017.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the National Association of Union Ex-Prisoners of War, Washington, DC, Pamphlet was completed in October 2017.


Historical Note

The National Association of Union Ex-Prisoners of War was an organization established in 1873 by former Union soldiers who spent time in Confederate prisons during the American Civil War. The national association was established in Washington, DC. Individual local chapters were created throughout the United States and remained active until at least the 1920s. The national organization designed badges, ribbons, and pins which individul members and chapters adopted to wear representing states for which they served and prisons in which they were held captive.

The 1887-1888 Constitution and By-laws of the organization, which includes information on its structure, is available online through the Library of Congress.

Scope and Content

The National Association of Union Ex-Prisoners of War, Washington, DC, Pamphlet consists of a single information pamphlet created by the organization in 1888. It includes details on 1887-1888 officers, information on organizing location chapters, membership, and examples of badges and pins.

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • National Association of Union Ex-Prisoners of War (Washington, DC)
  • Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Ephemera

Contents List

Folder 1
Pamphlet, 1888