Finding aid for the Civil War Miscellany

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Palmer, William Pendleton
Title: Civil War Miscellany
Dates: 1812-1912
Dates: 1860-1866
Extent: 3.80 linear feet (10 containers and 15 oversize folders)
Abstract: William Pendleton Palmer (1861-1927) was a steel company executive and collector of Civil War materials. He served as president of the Western Reserve Historical Society (1913-1927). The collection consists of letters, telegrams, commissions, discharge papers, general and special orders, circulars, broadsides, maps, drawings, naval papers, and scrapbooks, relating to Union and Confederate armed forces and veteran's organizations and Confederate medical services; and newspaper clippings accumulated by Governor Reynolds of Missouri on politics and the American Civil War, a scrapbook including speeches of Mayor Richardson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, registers of 3 Confederate ships, and papers relating to several military units and battles.
MS Number MS 3194
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English