Rusling joined the Union Army in 1861 and finished the Civil War as a brevet Brigadier General. In 1899 he gathered his reminiscences of the men who had been his leaders and with whom he had dealt during the war. In 1914 he republished the book,...
These letters from Alexander Kelly McClure, a powerful Pennsylvania Whig/Republican, touch on the rise of the party, the election of Governor Andrew Curtin, and the maintenance of an effective war footing for the state during the Civil War.
In 1798, Benjamin Rush collects twenty-five of his previous writings and republishes them in a single volume. The essays range in topic from education and crime and punishment to tobacco use and the slave trade.
Compiled and edited by John Bassett Moore, this twelve-volume set of the collected letters and speeches of James Buchanan, spanning his entire political career, includes both personal and professional documents.
The result of a census taken by members of the Society of Friends in 1847, this work provides an examination of the socioeconomic situation of African Americans living in Philadelphia in the mid-1800s.