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George Koonce collection, Series I, Box 1, Folder 1: Business Correspondence, 1862-1864

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Summary:The George Koonce Collection consists of seven documents dating between 1862 and 1864 concerning Harper's Ferry, Virginia, resident George Koonce, who lost his business and home as a result of his actions defending Harper's Ferry from Virginia Confederate troops. The collection includes a letter of support from Baltimore merchants and trade documents relating to the movement of goods using the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Complete information may be found in the finding aid to the collection at:
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:West Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Harper's Ferry
Temporal subject: 1861-1870
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:West Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Harper's Ferry
Topical subjects:United States History Civil War, 1861-1865
Baltimore (Md.) -- Commerce -- Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- Sources
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- Commerce -- History -- Sources
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources
Koonce, George, 1818-1908
West Virginia -- History -- Sources
ArchivesUM location:George Koonce collection
  • series 1
  • box 1
  • folder 1
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Personal and Family Lives
War, Military
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