John Armel Papers

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
archives@handleyregional.org
www.handleyregional.org

1354 WFCHS

(MMF – Armel, John Papers, Diaries and Letters, Civil War)

Inventory created by Archives Staff 01/2013. Last revised 06/2022

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EXTENT:  1 folder

CREATOR: Armel, John F.

DATE: 1864-1865

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The John Armel Papers collection contains letters written by Private John F. Armel of Company K, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry, to his wife and family. The letters are written between December 1864 and June 1865, when Armel was serving at Petersburg, Virginia. The letters have been transcribed.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Private John F. Armel was drafted into Company K, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry on September 21, 1864 and was discharged on June 7, 1865.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers 1861-1865.  Volume 2. Harrisburg, PA: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869.                                  

CITE AS: John Armel Papers, 1354 WFCHS (MMF), Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift.

ORGANIZATION:

Contents of folder:

Letters from John Armel, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry to his family, Dec. 4, 1862-March 1, 1865

To

From

Location

Date

Manuscript

Transcript

Wife and Children

John Armel

[Siege of Petersburg]

December 4, 1864

       X           

      X

Wife and Children

John Armel

[Petersburg, VA]

January 26, 1865

        X

      X

Wife and Children

John Armel

[Petersburg, VA]

February 11, 1865

         X

       X

Wife and Children

John Armel

[Petersburg, VA]

March 1, 1865

          X

      X