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Catalog Number 1000.02.08
Collection The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States(MOLLUS) Records
Object Name Records
Title Group II: Pennsylvania commandery, Series 08: Gettysburg
Scope & Content The MOLLUS collection dates from 1857 to 2012. The majority of the collection consists of record books, meeting records, scrapbooks, correspondence, financial records, registers, published addresses, membership records, photograph books, photographs of members, and songbooks. The collection documents the administration and membership of MOLLUS since its creation, focusing primarily on the Commandery-in-Chief and the Pennsylvania Commandery, but also covering other states, as well as the sister organization Dames of the Loyal Legion of the United States (DOLLUS).

The group "II. Pennsylvania commandery" dates from 1861 to 1977 and is divided into twelve series: "II.1. Meetings," "II.2. Correspondence," "II.3. Financial records," "II.4. Membership," "II.5. Publications," "II.6. United Service Club," "II.7. The Soldier's Home of Philadelphia," "II.8. Gettysburg," "II.9. Scrapbooks," "II.10. In memoriam," "II.11. Miscellaneous," and "II.12. Photographs."

The series "II.8. Gettysburg" dates from 1883 to 1962, with a significant gap between 1926 and 1960, and contains a David McM. Gregg testimonial record book, a letter book and index regarding the 116th and 146th Pennsylvania monument at Gettysburg, a secretary's report regarding meetings of the Gettysburg Commission, scrapbooks, a cash book for the David McM. Gregg tablet, materials regarding the purchase of land for Gettysburg National Military Park, and map books that record Confederate and Union brigade markers at Gettysburg. This series is arranged chronologically.
Dates of Creation 1883-1962
Year Range from 1883
Year Range to 1962
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Legal Status On loan from The Military Order of The Loyal Legion of The United States (MOLLUS).
Multimedia Files Click here to view finding aid.
Containers Gregg testimonial, cavalry shaft at Gettysburg record book
116th and 146th Pennsylvania monument at Gettysburg letter book and index
Meetings of the Gettysburg Commission, secretary's report
Hancock Marker at Gettysburg scrapbook
Visit of the Comte de Paris to Gettysburg scrapbook
The flag at Gettysburg scrapbook and materials removed
Gregg table at Gettysburg cash book
Purchase of land for Gettysburg National Military Park
Confederate brigade markers at Gettysburg map book
Union brigade markers at Gettysburg map book