Carlisle, PA

Central Square, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1860, detail
Carlisle, Pa., c. h. Cumberland co. 15 miles W. by S. from Harrisburg, on the Cumberland Valley Railroad, which extends from Harrisburg through this place to Chambersburg. It is regularly laid out, with a spacious public square in the "centre, and wide streets crossing each other at right angles. It is well built, mostly with brick and stone. It has 9 or 10 churches. Dickinson College is located here, and its buildings occupy a commanding situation in the W. part of the village. About half a mile from the village are the United States barracks, built in 1777, chiefly by the Hessians captured at Trenton. The government have established a cavalry school here. (Gazetteer of the United States of America, 1854)

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Events

People

Birthplace of
 

Allen, John Wesley

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  John Wesley Allen

Armstrong, Alfred

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Alfred Armstrong

Briggs, Joseph William

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Joseph William Briggs

Brock, John C.

African American Soldier - No photograph currently available
Full name
  John C. Brock

Brown, James Given

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  James Given Brown

Brown, William T.

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  William T. Brown

Caldwell, Samuel Cushman

Samuel Cushman Caldwell, detail
Full name
  Samuel Cushman Caldwell

Carothers, John Henderson

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  John Henderson Carothers

Chambers, Talbot Wilson

Talbot Wilson Chambers, detail
Full name
  Talbot Wilson Chambers

Cloud, William M.

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  William M. Cloud

Conyngham, J. Yeates

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Jasper Yeates Conyngham

Cornman, William Oliver

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  William Oliver Cornman

Craighead, James Geddes

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  James Geddes Craighead

Creigh, John

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  John Creigh

Crever, Benjamin Heck

Benjamin Heck Crever, detail
Full name
  Benjamin Heck Crever

Cuddy, John Taylor

John Taylor Cuddy, circa 1862, detail
Full name
  John Taylor Cuddy

Culbertson, James

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  James Culbertson

Culver, Joseph Franklin

Joseph Franklin Culver, detail
Full name
  Joseph Franklin Culver

Davidson, Robert

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Robert Davidson

Duncan, Stephen

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Stephen Duncan

Eckels, Davidson

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Davidson Eckels

Elliott, Washington Lafayette

Washington Lafayette Elliot, detail
Full name
  Washington Lafayette Elliott

Fernald, Samuel

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Samuel Fernald

Foulke, George Willis

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  George Willis Foulke

Foulke, Lewis William

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Lewis William Foulke

Friese, Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster Friese, detail
Full name
  Daniel Webster Friese

Friese, Valentine

Valentine Friese, detail
Full name
  Valentine Friese

Gooden, Henry

African American Soldier - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Henry Gooden

Halbert, William Duffield

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  William Duffield Halbert

Hamilton, James

James Hamilton, circa 1855, detail
Full name
  James Hamilton

Hays, John

John Hays, engraving, detail
Full name
  John Hays

Helfenstein, William Leonard

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  William Leonard Helfenstein

Hepburn, Samuel, Jr.

Samuel Hepburn, Jr., detail
Full name
  Samuel Hepburn Jr.

Hillman, Conway Wing

Conway Wing Hillman, circa 1867, detail
Full name
  Conway Wing Hillman

Hitner, Henry C.

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Henry C. Hitner

Hitner, John K.

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  John K. Hitner

Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz

Cyrus Kurtz Holliday, detail
Full name
  Cyrus Kurtz Holliday

Holmes, David James

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  David James Holmes

Holmes, James

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  James Holmes

Holmes, Thompson

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Thompson Holmes

Holmes, William Irvine

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Wiliam Irvine Holmes

Humrich, Christian Philip

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Christian Philip Humrich

Irvine, James Ross

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  James Ross Irvine

Knox, James

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  James Knox

Lamberton, Robert Alexander

Robert Alexander Lamberton, painting, detail
Full name
  Robert Alexander Lamberton

Loomis, James Henry

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  James Henry Loomis

Lyon, Alexander Parker

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Alexander Parker Lyon

Lyon, George Armstrong (Carlisle)

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  George Armstrong Lyon

Lyon, Thomas Lyttleton

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Thomas Lyttleton Lyon

Lyon, William

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  William Lyon

McClintock, J. Emory

John Emory McClintock, detail
Full name
  J. Emory McClintock

McCoskry, Samuel Allen

Samuel Allen McCoskry, detail
Full name
  Samuel Allen McCoskry

McKim, James Miller

James Miller McKim, photograph, detail
Full name
  James Miller McKim

McKim, John Linn

John Linn McKim, circa 1900, detail
Full name
  John Linn McKim

McKinley, Daniel

Daniel McKinley, detail
Full name
  Daniel McKinley

Miller, Andrew Galbraith

Andrew Galbraith Miller, detail
Full name
  Andrew Galbraith Miller

Moore, Carson Courtland

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Carson Courtland Moore

Murray, Harmar Denny

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Harmar Denny Murray

Murray, Joseph Alexander

Joseph Alexander Murray, detail
Full name
  Joseph Alexander Murray

Ogilby, William Miller

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  William Miller Ogilby

Parker, Isaac Brown

Isaac Brown Parker, detail
Full name
  Isaac Brown Parker

Parker, John Brown

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  John Brown Parker

Penrose, Richard Alexander Fullerton

Richard Alexander Fullerton Penrose, detail
Full name
  Richard Alexander Fullerton Penrose

Penrose, William McFunn

William McFunn Penrose, detail
Full name
  William McFunn Penrose

Phillips, Edward S.

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Edward S. Phillips

Phillips, John Harmon

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  John Harmon Phillips

Proctor, John Officer

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  John Officer Proctor

Ramsey, Albert C.

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Albert C. Ramsey

Reily, Theodore Myers

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Theodore Myers Reily

Rheem, William Cyrus

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  William Cyrus Rheem

Roberts, John Bannister Gibson

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  John Bannister Gibson Roberts

Roberts, Thomas Paschall

Thomas Paschall Roberts, detail
Full name
  Thomas Paschall Roberts

Shapley, Rufus Edmonds

Rufus Edmonds Shapley, detail
Full name
  Rufus Edmonds Shapley

Shapley, William Wallace

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  William Wallace Shapley

Smead, John Radcliffe

John Radcliffe Smead, detail
Full name
  John Radcliffe Smead

Spottswood, Wilson Lee

Wilson Lee Spottswood, detail
Full name
  Wilson Lee Spottswood

Stevenson, Raymond Montague

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Raymond Montague Stevenson

Tizzard, Augustus Baker

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Augustus Baker Tizzard

Todd, Lemuel

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Lemuel Todd

Underwood, John Morrison

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  John Morrison Underwood

Watts, Frederick

Frederick Watts, detail
Full name
  Frederick Watts

Watts, Henry Miller

Henry Miller Watts, detail
Full name
  Henry Miller Watts

Wilkins, William

William Wilkins, detail
Full name
  William Wilkins

Zug, John

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  John Zug
1860 residence of
 

Collins, Charles

Charles Collins, detail
Full name
  Charles Collins

Herman, Martin Christian

Martin Christian Herman, detail
Full name
  Martin Christian Herman

Marshall, James William

James William Marshall, detail
Full name
  James William Marshall
Burial place of
 

Colwell, Ann Barbara Hall

Ann Barbara Hall Colwell, circa 1858, detail
Full name
  Ann Barbara Hall Colwell

Colwell, James Smith

James Smith Colwell, circa 1860, detail
Full name
  James Smith Colwell

Gibson, John Bannister

John Bannister Gibson, detail
Full name
  John Bannister Gibson

Hamilton, James

James Hamilton, circa 1855, detail
Full name
  James Hamilton

Hays, John

John Hays, engraving, detail
Full name
  John Hays

Humrich, Christian Philip

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Christian Philip Humrich

Irvine, James Ross

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  James Ross Irvine

Lyon, George Armstrong (Carlisle)

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  George Armstrong Lyon

Maglaughlin, Charles Edward

Charles Edward Maglaughlin, detail
Full name
  Charles Edward Maglaughlin

Marshall, James William

James William Marshall, detail
Full name
  James William Marshall

Documents

Subject
 
Date Title
06/04/1840 Spencer Fullerton Baird to John James Audubon, June 4, 1840
03/26/1845 Carlisle (PA) Herald, “Burning of the Court House,” March 26, 1845
03/26/1845 Carlisle (PA) Herald, “The Fire Companies,” March 26, 1845
03/26/1845 Harrisburg (PA) Democratic Union, “Destructive Fire in Carlisle,” March 26, 1845
06/02/1847 Entry by John McClintock, June 2, 1847
06/03/1847 John McClintock to Edgar B. Wakeman, June 3, 1847
06/05/1847 New York Commercial Advertiser, "Riot at Carlisle," June 5, 1847
06/07/1847 New York Tribune, "Riot at Carlisle," June 7, 1847
06/08/1847 John S. Porter to Robert Emory, June 8, 1847
06/08/1847 W. Spry to Robert Emory, June 8, 1847
06/09/1847 Carlisle (PA) Herald, "Tumult and Riot," June 9, 1847
06/09/1847 George Fechtig to Robert Emory, June 9, 1847
06/09/1847 Otho Norris to Robert Emory, June 9, 1847
06/09/1847 Robert Emory to George Fechtig, June 9, 1847
06/10/1847 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, "Abolitionism," June 10, 1847
06/10/1847 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, "Alarming Riot," June 10, 1847
06/10/1847 Carlisle (PA) Herald, "To the Board of Trustees," July 10, 1847
06/10/1847 James Miller McKim to John McClintock, June 10, 1847
06/10/1847 John McClintock to Jane McClintock, June 10, 1847
06/11/1847 George Fechtig to Robert Emory, June 11, 1847
06/12/1847 John Price Durbin to Robert Emory, June 12, 1847
06/12/1847 New York Tribune, "The Carlisle Riot," June 12, 1847
06/14/1847 John Bowen to Robert Emory, June 14, 1847
06/14/1847 Providence (RI) Manufacturers and Farmers Journal, "The Slave Riot at Carlisle, Pa.,” June 14, 1847
06/16/1847 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, “Judge Hepburn’s Charge,” September 16, 1847
06/16/1847 John McClintock to Edgar B. Wakeman, June 16, 1847
06/18/1847 Boston (MA) Liberator, “The Slave Riot at Carlisle, Pa.,” June 18, 1847
06/23/1847 George D. Chenoweth to Robert Emory, June 23, 1847
06/24/1847 New York National Anti-Slavery Standard, "The Riot in Carlisle," June 24, 1847
06/30/1847 Carlisle (PA) Herald, “Death of Mr. Kennedy,” June 30, 1847
07/01/1847 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, “Death of Mr. Kennedy,” July 1, 1847
07/01/1847 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, “Public Meeting,” July 1, 1847
07/15/1847 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, “Public Meeting at Hagerstown,” July 15, 1847
07/16/1847 Thomas W. Smith to Robert Emory, July 16, 1847
07/20/1847 Thaddeus Stevens to John McClintock, July 20, 1847
08/19/1847 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, “Shocking Accident,” August 19, 1847
09/01/1847 Harrisburg (PA) Democratic Union, "The Carlisle Riot Case," September 1, 1847
09/08/1847 Carlisle (PA) Herald, “Judge Hepburn’s Protest,” September 8, 1847
09/09/1847 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, “What the Hagerstown Papers Say,” September 9, 1847
09/09/1847 Carlisle (PA) Herald, "Sentence of the Rioters," September 8, 1847
11/30/1848 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, “A Slave Case,” November 30, 1848
12/06/1848 (Bellows Falls) Vermont Chronicle, “Interesting Case,” December 6, 1848
12/07/1848 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, “Get Vaccinated,” December 7, 1848
04/13/1849 Charlestown (SC) Mercury, "A Practical Joke," April 13, 1849
10/02/1851 Entry by Moncure Daniel Conway, October 2, 1851
07/14/1858 Carlisle (PA) Herald, “Commencement Exercises,” July 14, 1858
08/18/1858 John Hays to Charles Francis Himes, August 18, 1858
06/20/1859 John Hays to Charles Francis Himes, June 20, 1859
06/22/1859 Carlisle (PA) American, “The Kidnappers,” June 22, 1859
06/22/1859 Carlisle (PA) Herald, “The Alleged Kidnapping,” June 22, 1859
10/25/1859 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “From Carlisle,” October 25, 1859
10/26/1859 Carlisle (PA) American, “Arrest of a Supposed ‘Harper’s Ferry Insurrectionist,’” October 26, 1859
10/29/1859 Atchison (KS) Freedom’s Champion, “Capt. Cook – Wrong Man Arrested,” October 29, 1859
11/01/1859 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, "The Harpers Ferry Insurgent at Carlisle," November 1, 1859
11/23/1859 New York Herald, “Rebellion in Dickinson College,” November 23, 1859
11/26/1859 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “No Riot,” November 26, 1859
12/17/1859 Washington (DC) National Intelligencer, “The Carlisle Kidnapping Case,” December 17, 1859
07/07/1860 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, “Decidedly Wrong,” July 7, 1860
07/13/1860 Carlisle (PA) Herald, “Commencement Exercises of Dickinson College,” July 13, 1860
04/15/1861 Winfield Scott to Abraham Lincoln, April 15, 1861
04/22/1861 William Willey to Waitman Willey, April 22, 1861
04/24/1861 Dickinson College President Herman Johnson Circular Letter, April 24, 1861
04/29/1861 William Willey to Waitman Willey, April 29, 1861
06/07/1861 Carlisle (PA) Herald, “Departure of the Volunteers,” June 7, 1861
07/04/1861 James Colwell to Ann Colwell, July 4, 1861
12/15/1861 Nannie Colwell to James Colwell, December 15, 1861
01/01/1862 Herman Merrills Johnson to Abraham Lincoln, January 1, 1862
06/17/1863 Lowell (MA) Citizen & News, “Points of Present Interest,” June 17, 1863
06/26/1863 New York Times, “Telegrams From Carlisle,” June 26, 1863
06/27/186306/30/1863 Recollection of the Confederate Occupation of Carlisle, June 27-30, 1863
06/30/1863 Washington (DC) National Intelligencer, “Rebel Occupation of Carlisle,” June 30, 1863
07/01/1863 Charles P. Noyes, 22nd New York, diary entry on opening of bombardment at Carlisle, July 1, 1863
07/01/1863 Letter from Theodore S. Garnett to George W. Wingate, May 31, 1892 on the Shelling of Carlisle, July 1, 1863
07/01/1863 New York Herald, “The Rebel Occupation of Carlisle,” July 1, 1863
07/01/1863 Recollection by C. Stuart Patterson of the Union defense of Carlisle, July 1, 1863
07/03/1863 New York Times, "Carlisle," July 3, 1863
07/03/1863 Philadelphia (PA) North America and United States Gazette, “A Desperate Battle At Gettysburg,” July 3, 1863
07/04/1863 Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, “The Rebels at Carlisle,” July 4, 1863
07/09/1863 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, “Every Man To Duty,” July 9, 1863
07/10/1863 Carlisle (PA) Herald, "Gen. Ewel [EWELL] Sends His Card," July 10, 1863
07/10/1863 Carlisle (PA) Herald, “Behavior of Our Citizens Under Rebel Fire,” July 10, 1863
07/10/1863 John Keagy Stayman to Edgar Hastings, July 1863
07/13/1863 Entry by John McClintock, July 13, 1863
07/14/1863 Abraham Lincoln to George Gordon Meade, July 14, 1863
07/15/1863 Carlisle (PA) American, “What Invasion Has Taught Pennsylvania,” July 15, 1863
07/15/1863 George D. Chenoweth to James W. Marshall, July 15, 1863
07/22/1863 Carlisle (PA) American, “Fitzhugh Lee,” July 22, 1863
07/30/1863 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, “The Skedaddlers,” July 30, 1863
03/07/1872 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, “Lecture by Frederick Douglass,” March 7, 1872
03/07/1872 Carlisle (PA) Herald, “Untitled,” March 7, 1872
03/14/1872 Carlisle (PA) Herald, “The Old Question in New Shape,” March 14, 1872

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