Chambersburg, PA

Chambersburg, PA, circa 1877, Zoomify
Chambersburg, Pa., c. h. Franklin co. Watered by Conecocheague and Falling Spring Creeks, tributaries of the Potomac River. S. W. from Harrisburg 45 miles. A large and prosperous place, having a good water power improved for propelling cotton and woollen factories, flouring mills, paper mills, &c. (Gazetteer of the United States of America, 1854)

Record Data

Place Unit Type
  City or Town
Containing Unit

Note Cards

Major Topics

People

Birthplace of
 

Imes, George Hezekiah

African American Soldier - No photograph currently available
Full name
  George Hezekiah Imes

Maxwell, William Henry

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  William Henry Maxwell

McAllister, William Miller

William Miller McAllister, circa 1895, detail
Full name
  William Miller McAllister

McCauley, Clay

Clay McCauley, 1859, detail
Full name
  Clay McCauley

Prettyman, Wesley

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Wesley Prettyman

Reisher, Daniel Smith

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Daniel Smith Reisher

Spriggs, James A.

African American Soldier - No photograph currently available
Full name
  James A. Spriggs
Burial place of
 

McLanahan, James Xavier

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  James Xavier McLanahan

Places

Contained places

Documents

Subject
 
Date Title
11/29/1848 Carlisle (PA) Herald & Expositor, "Interesting Slave Case," November 29, 1848
06/27/1849 Carlisle (PA) Herald, "In the Surpreme Court of Penn'a," June 27, 1849
05/29/1851 Alexander Kelly McClure to Eli Slifer, May 29, 1852
11/20/1854 Alexander Kelly McClure to Eli Slifer, November 20, 1854
10/28/1858 Alexander Kelly McClure to Eli Slifer, October 28, 1858
08/19/1859 Alexander Kelly McClure to Eli Slifer, August 19, 1859
10/13/1859 Alexander Kelly McClure to Eli Slifer, October 13, 1859
10/21/1859 New York Times, “Latest Dispatches,” October 21, 1859
10/26/1859 Carlisle (PA) American, “Arrest of a Supposed ‘Harper’s Ferry Insurrectionist,’” October 26, 1859
10/27/1859 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, "Bleeding Kansas," October 27, 1859
10/29/1859 Atchison (KS) Freedom’s Champion, “Capt. Cook – Wrong Man Arrested,” October 29, 1859
04/14/1860 Alexander Kelly McClure to Eli Slifer, April 14, 1860
07/23/1861 Alexander Kelly McClure to Eli Slifer, July 23, 1861
10/13/1862 Milwaukee (WI) Sentinel, “The Rebel Raid on Chambersburg,” October 13, 1862
06/12/1863 General Order of General Darius Couch, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, June 12, 1863
06/16/1863 Washington (DC) National Intelligencer, “The Alarm in Pennsylvania,” June 16, 1863
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
08/02/1864 Bangor (ME) Whig and Courier, “The Destruction of Chambersburg,” August 2, 1864
03/07/1872 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, “Lecture by Frederick Douglass,” March 7, 1872
03/07/1872 Carlisle (PA) Herald, “Untitled,” March 7, 1872