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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesE_F05
Date Range
No date
  1 document     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
Handwritten account of the life and military career of Thomas Welsh by Blanton Welsh. Discusses the role of his mother Annie in keeping the family together and the careers of himself and three of his siblings: Mary, Lilian, and Thomas Anna.
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.
Date Range
No date
Creation Date
No date
Creator
Welsh, Blanton Charles, 1860-1939
People
Welsh, Addie
Welsh, Alice
Welsh, Annie Eunice Young
Welsh, Blanton Charles
Welsh, Mary Young "Mazie"
Welsh, Lilian
Welsh, Thomas Anna
Welsh, Thomas
Welsh, Charles
Welsh, Nancy Daugherty
Taylor, Zachary
Scott, Winfield
Willcox, Orlando Bolivar
Blanton, Dr.
Subjects
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Siege, 1863
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862
South Mountain, Battle of, Md., 1862
Columbia (Pa.)
Fort Smith (Ark.)
Mexico City (Mexico)
Cincinnati (Ohio)
Monterrey (Mexico)
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Pittsburgh (Pa.)
Harrisburg (Pa.)
United States. Army
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Search Terms
Biography
Columbia
Philadelphia
Pittsburgh
Cincinnati, Ohio
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Buena Vista, Battle of
Monterrey, Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico
Harrisburg
South Mountain, Battle of
Antietam, Battle of
Vicksburg, Seige of
Family history
Mexican War
Civil War
Safe Harbor, Conestoga Twp.
Extent
1 item, 8 pages to scan
Object Name
Biography
Language
English
Condition
Good
Condition Date
2020-08-20
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesE_F05
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesE
Other Numbers
TW-E-XX-01
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesE
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 1
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.
Images
Documents
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesD-63_F30
Date Range
1863/08/15
  1 document     1 image  
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
Newspaper article, "Death of General Welsh," notes that he died at the residence of Charles O. Lockard as a result of disease contracted during the Vicksburg campaign and the pursuit of General Johnston. Article recounts his military career, that he always served with distinction, and notes that he will be buried in Columbia, Lancaster County.
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.
Date Range
1863/08/15
Creation Date
1863/08/15
Creator
Cincinnati daily times (Cincinnati, Ohio)
People
Lockard, Charles O.
Burnside, Ambrose Everett
Parke, John Grubb
Willcox, Orlando Bolivar
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston
Welsh, Thomas
Subjects
Cincinnati daily times (Cincinnati, Ohio)
South Mountain, Battle of, Md., 1862
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Buena Vista, Battle of, Mexico, 1847
Obituaries
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Death
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Siege, 1863
Search Terms
Obituaries
Cincinnati Daily Times
Antietam, Battle of
South Mountain, Battle of
Civil War
Mexican War
Buena Vista, Battle of
Death
Vicksburg, Seige of
Extent
1 item, 1 page to scan
Object Name
Clipping, Newspaper
Language
English
Condition
Good
Condition Date
2020-08-18
Condition Notes
Good condition, some loss around edges.
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesD-63_F30
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesD-63
Other Numbers
TW-D-63-30
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesD-63
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 1
Notes
Added to PP 12/27/2020 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_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
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F13
Date Range
1926/01/03
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
"General Welsh won High Fame in Civil War." Columbia man gained rank in federal army for meritorious service; fought at Vicksburg. The Sunday News. 3 January 1926.
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
1926/01/03
Creation Date
1926/01/03
Creator
Sunday news (Lancaster, Pa.)
People
Welsh, Thomas
Subjects
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 45th (1861-1865)
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Sunday news (Lancaster, Pa.)
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Siege, 1863
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Search Terms
Civil War
Sunday News
Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 45th (1861-1865)
Vicksburg, Seige of
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Newspaper clippings
Extent
2 items, 4 pieces
Object Name
Clipping, Newspaper
Language
English
Condition
Poor
Condition Date
2020-11-07
Condition Notes
Poor condition. Brittle.
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F13
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF
Other Numbers
TW-F-XX-21i
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_SeriesF_F17
Date Range
1863/06/12
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
Daily Evening Bulletin. Memphis, Tennessee. Political news and war news. 12 June 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
1863/06/12
Creation Date
1863/06/12
Creator
Daily evening bulletin (Memphis, Tenn.)
Subjects
Daily evening bulletin (Memphis, Tenn.)
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Siege, 1863
Search Terms
Daily Evening Bulletin (Memphis, Tenn.)
Civil War
Vicksburg, Seige of
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan
Object Name
Newspaper
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2020-11-07
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F17
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF
Other Numbers
TW-F-XX-22c
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.
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F19
Date Range
1926/01/03
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
"General Welsh won High Fame in Civil War." Columbia man gained rank in federal army for meritorious service; fought at Vicksburg. The Sunday News. 3 January 1926. See MG0828 SeriesF Fxx for scan and transcription.
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
1926/01/03
Creation Date
1926/01/03
Creator
Sunday news (Lancaster, Pa.)
People
Welsh, Thomas
Subjects
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 45th (1861-1865)
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Sunday news (Lancaster, Pa.)
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Siege, 1863
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Search Terms
Civil War
Sunday News
Vicksburg, Seige of
Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 45th (1861-1865)
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Newspaper clippings
Extent
1 item, 8 pages to scan
Object Name
Newspaper
Language
English
Condition
Poor
Condition Date
2020-11-07
Condition Notes
Brittle.
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F19
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF
Other Numbers
TW-F-XX-22e
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.
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