The Pardee-Robison family papers, 1861-1864.
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Calvin Pardee (1841-1923) was the son of anthracite coal entrepreneur, Ariovistus ("Ario") Pardee, Jr. Calvin graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1860 and was a member of Theta Delta Chi Fraternity. After graduating, he went to work for the Glendon Iron Company (Easton, PA), of which his father was primary owner. He joined the Union Army during the Civil War and served with two regiments of the Pennsylvania Volunteers. Calvin spent the next 22 years working in his father's busines...
Hector Tyndale was captain of the National Rangers of Southwark, later known as the Artillery Corps of Cadwalader Grays. From the description of Diary, 1842. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 151376880 ...
American army officer. From the description of Letter signed : Paducah, Kentucky, to General Rawlins, 1865 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270639342 ...
John W. Geary was a lawyer, politician and Union general in the Civil War (1861-1865). He was born in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania on 30 December 1819. After serving as a colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War (1846-1848), Geary went to California for the 1849 gold rush. While in California, Geary became the first governor of San Francisco from 1850 to 1851 and was later governor of the Kansas Territory from 1856-1857. Following his term as governor, Geary returned to Pennsylvania and w...
Ariovistus Pardee, Sr., was a prominent mine owner in Hazelton, Pennsylvania. He was concerned about relief for the federal troops during the Civil War and particularly for the 28th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. His sons, Ariovistus Jr. and Calvin, were officers in the Union Army with the 28th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. His wife's family, the Robisons of Bloomsburg, sent Boyd Robison and Isaiah Robison into Federal service. Boyd was with the 35th Pennsylvania Militia Regiment and Isaiah w...