Archive for October, 2013

The Gettysburg Census of 1860 – Part 2

As mentioned earlier, I’ve transcribed the 1860 U.S. Federal Census of Gettysburg and will include all of those people in a future version of Pocket Gettysburg. In addition to the previous analysis of the census, here is some interesting financial data about the residents of the Borough in 1860… Value of Real Estate Males Females […]


The Gettysburg Census of 1860

I’ve transcribed the entire 1860 Federal Census of Gettysburg in the ongoing effort to learn more about the residents of the Borough at the time of the battle. ¬†(I might even add all of the residents in a future version of our smartphone app,¬†Pocket Gettysburg.) The transcription process was time-consuming because I frequently found myself […]