MG-108. PETER F. ROTHERMEL PAPERS, 1864-1880.
Letters of acceptance and regret in answer to invitations to attend the unveiling of Peter Frederick Rothermel’s painting, The Battle of Gettysburg, at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, 1870. Included also are letters, notes, sketch maps, etc., 1864-80, relating to research on the Battle of Gettysburg. One such letter written to Mr. Rothermel from L. W. Crawford of Huntsville, Alabama describes the formation and movements of his regiment and notes his contact with "Swope," one of the colored corporals.