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Pennsylvania's Soldiers' Orphan Schools
- Established - 1864
- Closed - ?
- 46 sites in Pennsylvania including five in Allegheny County:
- Also Known As:
- Sponsoring Agency:
- Pennsylvania Soldiers' Orphans Schools Commission
- The state provided schools for the Civil War soldiers' orphans,
furnishing food, clothing, instruction, and care until the age of
sixteen. As of January 1, 1887, the number of children cared for numbered
- Location of Records:
- Pennsylvania State Archives?
- PA Department Vertical Files (Orphanages)
- Pennsylvania's Soldiers' Orphan Schools...with the Names of the
Pupils Subjoined (1876) **(r362.7 P31)**
- List of Pupils in the Soldiers' Orphan Schools arriving...during the
Year 1909 **(r362.7 L73)**
- Annual Report of the Superintendent of Soldiers' Orphans, of
Pennsylvania, for the year 1880 **(r362.7 P39)**
- Annual Reports (1867-1918) by the Soldiers' Orphans Schools Commission