48th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Poll BookMs.1998.021

48th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Poll BookMs.1998.021


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1998.021
Title
48th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Poll Book1864
Quantity
1 Cubic Feet, 1 oversize
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

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Scope and Contents

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

Rights Statement for Archival Description

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