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Manuscript Group 18
FIRST PENNSYLVANIA LIGHT ARTILLERY, BATTERY B PAPERS
1861-1924 (bulk 1861-1865)
2 cu. ft



Record books, correspondence, and other papers of a Civil War battery formed at Mount Jackson, Lawrence County, and of the association subsequently established by veterans of the battery. Among the engagements in which this unit participated were the Second Battle of Bull Run and the battles of Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, and Weldon Railroad. The correspondence includes a letter from Simon Cameron, secretary of war, May 10, 1861, and a letter from Major General George G. Meade, December 26, 1870.



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