"Paper read before the Lebanon County Historical Society, June 16, 1905, VOL. III, No. 6."
The Aid Society's provision of food ,clothing and other needs for soldiers during the Civil War is described. This included servicing soldiers from other parts of the country on troop trains transiting through Lebanon. The author details the tremendous amount of supplies collected by this organization and speculates that tens of thousands of soldiers were fed by these women.
Papers read before the Lebanon County Historical society, October 21, 1904, Vol. III, No. 2.
Written in the early 20th Century, the "Eastern Border..." discusses how the boundaries of Lebanon County were assigned and how German refugees from the Palatine area of Europe came to Lebanon County after having been disappointed with other North American locations in the early 18th century. The "Western Border ..." discusses the settlement of the Scotch-Irish " in that area , their motives in leaving Ireland , and some cultural differences from the Germans .Many family names of the community are mentioned.
iv [i.e. v], 96 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Dedication/The challenge -- Table of contents -- Special recognition -- Lawn literature -- Introduction -- Ch. 1: The time of Lawn's birth -- Ch. 2: History of the village of Lawn -- Ch. 3: Cronological [sic] history and development -- Ch. 4: The origin of Lawn's name -- Ch. 5: Geography -- Ch. 6: Native American accounts -- Ch. 7: The railroad -- Ch. 8: Lawn businesses (past and present) -- Ch. 9: Lawn layout; Lawn map (historical site locations) -- Ch. 10: Lawn E.C. Church -- Ch. 11: Lawn Fire Company -- Ch. 12: The U.S. post office -- Ch. 13: Lawn schools -- Ch. 14: Clubs and organizations -- Ch. 15: Athletic teams -- Ch. 16: Leading citizens -- Ch. 17: Unusual events -- Ch. 18: Lawn events historical and social -- Ch. 19: Historical pictures -- Closing comments.
Introduction -- Background -- Captured at Trenton -- Imprisonment of the Hessians -- Employment of the prisoners -- Inducements to remain in America -- Location of employment sites -- Hessian prisoners associated with the Cornwall Iron Furnace -- The list of prisoners -- The list of employers -- Summary -- Prisoners belived to have stayed in America -- Endnotes -- Notes on prisoner documentation.