University of Pennsylvania in the Civil War

Prepared by Joseph-James Ahern
November 2010

Access to collections is granted in accordance with the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Center.

Centennial Collection, 1876, UPG 500

Box 1, FF 1, "Civil War Songs"
Contains 12 broadsides of songs and poems from the Civil War Period.

Box 1, FF 2, "Gettysburg Star Extra, 1865"
Copy of the extra page from the Gettysburg newspaper regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Written in pencil is "April 15th, 1865."


General Magazine, UPM 8115

"John Brown’s Raid," by Joseph G. Rosengarten, pp. 22-41.
Recounts Rosengarten’s personal experience encountering the effects of John Brow’s Raid in Harpers Ferry, VA.

Vol. 55, No. 3, 1953
"The Death of a President April 15, 1865," by Francis A. Haugh, pp. 114-116.
Brief article on Abraham Lincoln’s assassination.