MG-228. WILLIAM C. ARMOR COLLECTION, 1862-1930.
William C. Armor (1842-1911) was born in Westmoreland County and served as a major in the 28th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers during the Civil War. After the war, Armor became a prominent Harrisburg citizen and served six years as executive clerk under Pennsylvania Governor John White Geary. The collection consists of private and military correspondence, appointments, commissions, and miscellaneous items. Included is a page from The Harrisburg Telegraph, August 14, 1911, in which the second part of an article entitled "Coatesville Cry for Justice" appears, concerning the lynching of Zachariah Walker in Coatesville.