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The McConaughy collection is composed primarily of correspondence and is arranged into four series: I. History of the Battle, II. McConaughy Family History, III. Correspondence Regarding the Soldiers’ Reunion of August 1869, and IV. The Establishment of the National Cemetery and all administrative matters required therein.
Reports of General George M. Meade is included in this collection, as well as correspondence from General Robert E. Lee and General George M. Meade in regards to the Soldier’s Reunion of 1869 and correspondence from General U.S. Grant regarding his election to Honorary Director of the Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association.
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David McConaughy, Gettysburg College, Thaddeus Stevens, Civil War, Adams Rifles, Battle of Gettysburg, national cemetery, Soldiers' National Cemetery, battlefield, veteran, Evergreen Cemetery
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Campbell, Jaclyn, "MS-022: The Papers of David McConaughy, 1823-1902" (June 2001). Special Collections and College Archives Finding Aids. Special Collection and College Archives, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College.