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Soldiers’ Orphan Schools of Western Pennsylvania

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Lists 3,500 students enrolled in the Civil War Soldiers' Orphan Schools of Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Crawford, Fayette, Mercer, and Westmoreland counties in 1876. Gives dates of birth, admission, and discharge, and home post office address when not in school. Contains significant genealogical remarks about many children. Brief description and history of the orphan schools. Both parents did not have to be deceased for the child to be enrolled in the orphan school program. Indexed. 62 pages. Softbound.