John Spalding Miscellaneous Papers, 1866
- John Spalding Miscellaneous Papers, 1866
- Spalding, John., fl. 1866
- 3 items
- Canada-- History-- Fenian Invasions, 1866-1870-- Sources.
- The Filson Historical Society
- Scope and Content
- Louisville member of the Fenian Brotherhood. Papers include Fenian Brotherhood Special Orders No. 2 authorizing Spalding to raise a regiment in Louisville and to receive a commission as colonel in the Army of Ireland upon mustering 500 men; a letter from Timothy O'Leary ordering muster rolls be sent to him in Cleveland, Ohio; and a circular from Fenian Brotherhood Headquarters in New York regarding the price, color, and style of uniforms. Card index in repository