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Title
John Carvel Arnold papers John Carvel Arnold papers, 1856-1937 (bulk 1864-1875).
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Arnold, Carrie E. (Carrie Emillia), 1863-1945--Correspondence.
Arnold, Edwin S., 1856-1923--Correspondence.
Arnold, Grant S. (Grant Snoke), 1860-1905--Correspondence.
Arnold, Idabell, 1858---Correspondence.
Arnold, John S. (John Sheridan), 1865---Correspondence.
Arnold, Mary Ann, 1833-1911.
Arnold, Mary Ann, 1833-1911--Correspondence.
Arnold, Mary M. (Mary Mildred), 1862-1921--Correspondence.
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894.
Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888.
Arnold family.
Arnold family--Correspondence.
Confederate States of America. Army.
United States. Army
United States. Army--Pay, allowances, etc.
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 49th (1861-1865)
McAlisterville Soldiers' Orphan School.
Appomattox Campaign, 1865.
Boydton Plank Road, Battle of, Va., 1864.
Cold Harbor, Battle of, Va., 1864.
Copperhead movement.
Education--Pennsylvania.
Maryland Campaign, 1864.
Peace movements--United States.
Schools--Pennsylvania--McAlisterville.
Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864 (August-November)
Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864.
Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864.
Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
McAlisterville (Pa.)--History.
Pennsylvania--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Pennsylvania--Social life and customs.
Petersburg (Va.)--History--Siege, 1864-1865.
Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Protest movements.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women.
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Washington (D.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Laborers.
Soldiers.
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm78011205
Summary
Principally correspondence of Arnold with his wife, Mary Ann Arnold, during his Civil War service with Company I, 49th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army, relating chiefly to his views on the military situation in Virginia and Maryland (1864-1865), army rations and pay, the rebels, the Copperheads, family finances, and his wife's difficulties in maintaining a home and educating the children. Includes correspondence between Mary Ann Arnold and her children, Carrie E. Arnold, Edwin S. Arnold, Grant S. Arnold, Idabell Arnold, and Mary M. Arnold, dating primarily from the time of the children's attendance at the McAlisterville Soldiers' Orphan School, McAlisterville, Pa., following the Civil War. Also includes miscellaneous receipts, printed matter, and other papers.
Subjects include the movement of Federal troops during General Jubal Early's Washington raid in the Maryland Campaign, 1864; General Philip Henry Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864; Battle of the Spotsylvania Court House, Va., 1864; Battle of the Wilderness, Va., 1864; siege of Petersburg, Va., 1864-1865; Appomattox Campaign, 1865. Provides detailed accounts of the Battle of Cold Harbor, Va., 1864; the Battle of Winchester, Va., September 1864; and the Battle of Hatcher's Run (Battle of Boydton Plank Road, Va., 1864). Includes letters by Sergeant W. Harman, H.C. Shaffer, and John W. Snoke of the 83rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment.
Authorized Access Point
Arnold, John Carvel, 1833-1865. John Carvel Arnold papers, 1856-1937 (bulk 1864-1875)