Manuscript Group 960, The Loyal Union League, Newark, NJ, Minutes, 1863
THE LOYAL UNION LEAGUE, Newark, N.J.
Minutes, 1863. 27 pages.
Minutes, February 11 – July 4, 1863, of this club in Newark,
founded in February, 1863. Among its members were Rev. George
Brown, John P. Jackson, Cortlandt Parker, and J. Spenser
Stillman. The Union League was a national organization formed in
1862 to encourage loyalty to the United States government during
the Civil War. The movement spread rapidly in the Northern
states, and in May, 1863 a Grand Council was established with
headquarters in Washington.
Gift of the <1Newark Sunday Call,>1 1906.