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The Union League of America, sometimes called the Loyal League, was a Civil War era pro-Union club.

From the guide to the Union League of America records, 1863-1864, (Oregon Historical Society Research Library)

The Union League of America, sometimes called the Loyal League, was a Civil War era pro-Union club.

It was an organization formed in Ohio in 1862 when the prognosis for Union victory seemed doubtful. Its purpose was to raise troops, and supplies for the Union army. After the war it worked for radical punishment of the rebel leaders and suffrage for thye freed slaves.

From the description of Union League of America records [manuscripts], 1863-1864. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 671373021

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creatorOf Union League of America. Music pamphlet collection. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Pulsifer, John S. Documents and papers relating to the Union League of America, and to the Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pa., branch, 1863-1866. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Ingraham, Dudley S. (Dudley Seymour), 1890-1982. Papers, 1852-1961 (bulk 1921-1960). University of Connecticut, Homer Babbidge Library
creatorOf Union League of America. Staunton, Illinois charter, 1863. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Long, Jacob A. (Jacob Alson), 1846-1915. Jacob A. Long recollections, [not after 1915] [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Ku-Klux Klan (1866-1869). Papers, 1870-1969. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Scripps, J. L. (John Locke), 1818-1866. Letters, 1851-1864. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Salem Union League (Salem, Mass.). Salem Union League Records, 1861-1863. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Outlaw, Wyatt, d. 1870. Wyatt Outlaw commission, 1870. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Union League Club of Chicago. [Miscellaneous pamphlets]. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Horace Porter Papers, 1853-1922 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Ku-Klux Klan (1866-1869). North Carolina legal documents, 1870. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Dudley S. Ingraham Papers, 1849-1984. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
referencedIn Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917. Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929 (bulk 1852-1917). Library of Congress
referencedIn World War I American troops, 1917. University of Georgia Main Library
referencedIn McNair, Thomas S. (Thomas Speer), 1824-1901. Papers of Thomas S. McNair, 1831-194 (bulk 1870-1901). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Union League Club of Chicago. Miscellaneous pamphlets, etc. relating to the Union Club. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Silvestro, Clement M. Clement M. Silvestro papers, 1955-1962. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Fitzgerald family. Fitzgerald family papers, 1864-1954. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Porter, Horace, 1837-1921. Horace Porter papers, 1853-1922. Library of Congress
referencedIn Barringer, Rufus, 1923-2002. The Reconstruction period (1865-1870) in Albemarle County, Virginia [manuscript] / by Rufus Barringer, 1947. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Union League of America. Union League of America ritual, 1865 Dec. 13. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Union League of America. [Miscellaneous pamphlets]. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn James Pearson Newcomb, Sr. Papers 21509352., 1835-1941 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
referencedIn Turnure, David Mitchell. David Mitchell Turnure papers, 1856-1872. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Union League of America records, 1863-1864 Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Thayer, David, 1813-1893. Papers II, 1817-1889. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Union League of America. Union League of America records [manuscripts], 1863-1864. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Newcomb, James P. (James Pearson), 1837-1907. Newcomb, James Pearson, Sr., papers, 1835-1941. University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Thomas, James A. Letters, 1861-1864. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Joseph Hodges Choate Papers, 1745-1929, (bulk 1852-1917) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Union League of America. Minutes and journal concerning the formation of the Union League Association : New York, 1863-1868. Princeton University Library
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associatedWith Barringer, Rufus, 1923-2002. person
associatedWith Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917. person
associatedWith Fitzgerald family. family
associatedWith Ingraham, Dudley S. (Dudley Seymour), 1890-1982. person
associatedWith Ku-Klux Klan (1866-1869) corporateBody
associatedWith Long, Jacob A. (Jacob Alson), 1846-1915. person
associatedWith McNair, Thomas S. (Thomas Speer), 1824-1901. person
associatedWith Newcomb, James P. (James Pearson), 1837-1907 person
associatedWith Outlaw, Wyatt, d. 1870. person
associatedWith Porter, Horace, 1837-1921. person
associatedWith Pulsifer, John S. person
associatedWith Salem Union League (Salem, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Scripps, J. L. (John Locke), 1818-1866. person
associatedWith Silvestro, Clement M. person
associatedWith Thayer, David, 1813-1893. person
associatedWith Thomas, James A. person
associatedWith Turnure, David Mitchell. person
associatedWith Union League Club of Chicago. corporateBody
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