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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F06
Date Range
1862/11/22
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
Advertisements for businesses, services, and products in Columbia, Pennsylvania. The Columbia Spy, 22 November 1862.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Custodial History
Organized by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
Date Range
1862/11/22
Creation Date
1862/11/22
Creator
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
Subjects
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
Columbia (Pa.)
Advertisements
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Search Terms
Columbia, Lancaster County
Columbia Spy
Advertisements
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Newspaper clippings
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Advertisement
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2020-11-07
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F06
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF
Other Numbers
TW-F-XX-21b
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesF
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 2
Notes
Added to PP 12/29/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesB_F05
Date Range
1847/09/16
  1 document     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
Handwritten certificate of a resolution honoring Thomas Welsh for his patriotic service in Mexico, "where he has sealed with his blood his devotion to his Country." Resolution adopted unanimously at a meeting of the Susquehanna Council No. 31 of the Order of United American Mechanics. Dated September 16, 1847 and published in the Columbia Spy on September 18, 1847. Framed, in poor condition.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Custodial History
Cataloged by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
Date Range
1847/09/16
Creation Date
1847/09/16
Creator
Order of United American Mechanics. Susquehanna Council No. 31 (Columbia, Pa.)
People
Hunt, E. F.
Sample, Jeremiah M.
Welsh, Thomas
Subjects
Order of United American Mechanics. Susquehanna Council No. 31 (Columbia, Pa.)
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
Search Terms
Mexican War
Order of United American Mechanics, Susquehanna Council No. 31 (Columbia, Pa.)
Columbia Spy
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, framed
Object Name
Certificate
Language
English
Condition
Poor
Condition Notes
In wooden frame. Poor condition; in need of conservation. Piece of packing tape stuck on face of document and has pulled off some of the ink and surface of the paper. NEDCC/Northeast Document Conservation Center did a preliminary examination; see email correspondence NEDCC, August 7, 2019.
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesB_F05
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesB
Other Numbers
TW-B-47-12
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesB
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 1
Notes
Added to PP 12/19/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Images
Documents
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F07
Date Range
1863
  1 document  
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
"Army Correspondence." Newport News, Virginia, 23 February 1863. This portion of the article discusses disappointment that the Stevens bill for enlisting [men of color] did not become law, men of color serving in the U.S. Army, the draft and use of substitutes, political views on the war and people of color migrating to Pennsylvania, and General Burnside. Incomplete article from The Columbia Spy. 1863.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Custodial History
Organized by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
Date Range
1863
Creation Date
1863
Creator
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
People
Stevens, Thaddeus
Burnside, Ambrose Everett
Subjects
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Soldiers, Black
Draft
United States. Army Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Search Terms
People of color
Columbia Spy
Civil War
Soldiers, Black
Draft
Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Newspaper clippings
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Clipping, Newspaper
Language
English
Condition
Good
Condition Date
2020-11-07
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F07
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF
Other Numbers
TW-F-XX-21c
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesF
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 2
Notes
Added to PP 12/29/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Documents
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F08
Date Range
1863/05/02
  1 document  
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
"Army Correspondence." Camp Dick Robinson, Kentucky, 19 April 1863. News of General Welsh and the 45th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company K. The ladies of the Caldwell Institute in Danville, Kentucky visited Company K. A mailing address is provided. Other articles are about the National Fast and how that was carried out in Columbia; a missing boy named Thomas Ferguson, a.k.a. Thomas Divit; Columbia Insurance Company; and the death of William Campbell. Section of The Columbia Spy. 1863.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Custodial History
Organized by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
Date Range
1863/05/02
Creation Date
1863/05/02
Creator
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
People
Welsh, Thomas
Ferguson, Thomas
Divit, Thomas
Divit, John
Hostetter, Andrew
Campbell, William
Subjects
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 45th (1861-1865)
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
Camp Breckinridge (Ky.)
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Search Terms
Columbia
Camp Dick Robinson, Kentucky
Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky
Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 45th (1861-1865)
Caldwell Institute, Danville, Kentucky
Columbia Spy
Civil War
National Fast
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Newspaper clippings
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Clipping, Newspaper
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2020-11-07
Condition Notes
Section was torn out of newspaper.
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F08
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF
Other Numbers
TW-F-XX-21d
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesF
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 2
Notes
Added to PP 12/29/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Documents
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F10
Date Range
1863
  1 document  
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
"Army Correspondence." Cincinnati, Ohio, 15 August 1863. News and details of the death of General Welsh. Section of The Columbia Spy. Letter is dated 15 August 1863.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Custodial History
Organized by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
Date Range
1863
Creation Date
1863
Creator
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
People
Welsh, Thomas
Christ, Benjamin Caspar
Lockard, Charles O.
Derrick, George
Gelbaugh, John
Hegentogler, S.
McClure, Quartermaster
Heighway, Archibald E.
Goode, Dr.
Subjects
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 45th (1861-1865)
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
Death
Death notices
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Siege, 1863
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Search Terms
Death
Death notices
Civil War
Vicksburg, Seige of
Columbia Spy
Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 45th (1861-1865)
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Newspaper clippings
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Clipping, Newspaper
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2020-11-07
Condition Notes
Section was cut out of newspaper.
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F10
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF
Other Numbers
TW-F-XX-21f
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesF
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 2
Notes
Added to PP 12/29/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Documents
Less detail
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F12
Date Range
1876/06/03
  1 document  
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
"Decoration Day: Imposing Memorial Ceremonies on Tuesday." Describes the ceremonies that occurred the previous week. Poem by Mrs. Evans is printed in its entirety. The Columbia Spy. 3 June 1876.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Custodial History
Organized by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
Date Range
1876/06/03
Creation Date
1876/06/03
Creator
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
People
Welsh, Thomas
Evans, Mrs.
Burkhalter, I. C.
Subjects
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
Memorial Day
Veterans
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Search Terms
Memorial Day
Columbia Spy
Poetry
Veterans
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Newspaper clippings
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Clipping, Newspaper
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2020-11-07
Condition Notes
Section was cut out of newspaper; folded.
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F12
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF
Other Numbers
TW-F-XX-21h
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesF
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 2
Notes
Added to PP 12/29/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Documents
Less detail
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F22
Date Range
1861/04/20
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
The Columbia Spy. 20 April 1861. Torn and pieces missing.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Custodial History
Organized by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
Date Range
1861/04/20
Creation Date
1861/04/20
Creator
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
Subjects
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Newspapers
Search Terms
Columbia Spy
Civil War
Newspapers
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan
Object Name
Newspaper
Language
English
Condition
Poor
Condition Date
2020-11-14
Condition Notes
Poor condition. Torn. Missing pieces.
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F22
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF
Other Numbers
TW-F-XX-22h
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesF
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 2
Notes
Added to PP 12/29/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the Welsh family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Less detail
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F23
Date Range
1861/07/13
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
The Columbia Spy. 13 July 1861.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Custodial History
Organized by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
Date Range
1861/07/13
Creation Date
1861/07/13
Creator
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
Subjects
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Newspapers
Search Terms
Columbia Spy
Civil War
Newspapers
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan
Object Name
Newspaper
Language
English
Condition
Poor
Condition Date
2020-11-14
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F23
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF
Other Numbers
TW-F-XX-22i
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesF
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 2
Notes
Added to PP 12/29/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the Welsh family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Less detail
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F24
Date Range
1862/11/29
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
The Columbia Spy. 29 November 1862. Pages 1-2 with an article cut out.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Custodial History
Organized by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
Date Range
1862/11/29
Creation Date
1862/11/29
Creator
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
Subjects
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Newspapers
Search Terms
Columbia Spy
Civil War
Newspapers
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Newspaper
Language
English
Condition
Poor
Condition Date
2020-11-14
Condition Notes
Poor condition. Pages 1-2 with an article cut out.
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F24
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF
Other Numbers
TW-F-XX-22j
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesF
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 2
Notes
Added to PP 12/29/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the Welsh family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Less detail
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F25
Date Range
1863/02/07
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
The Columbia Spy. 7 February 1863.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Custodial History
Organized by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
Date Range
1863/02/07
Creation Date
1863/02/07
Creator
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
Subjects
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Newspapers
Search Terms
Columbia Spy
Civil War
Newspapers
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan
Object Name
Newspaper
Language
English
Condition
Poor
Condition Date
2020-11-14
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F25
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF
Other Numbers
TW-F-XX-22k
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesF
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 2
Notes
Added to PP 12/29/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the Welsh family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
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Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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