Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: July 1, 1863., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Franklin or search for Franklin in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 1 document section:

The ground in Pennsylvania. --It appears that our troops occupy points in three counties of Pennsylvania--Fulton, Franklin and Adams. Fulton, the westernmost of the three, is but thinly settled, having a population, by the census of 1850, of 7,567 on an area of 380 square miles. It is mostly mountainous, but has some fertile land in the valleys. Adams county has an area of 530 square miles, and a population of about 26,000. Gettysburg, the chief town, is a thriving place, the populn 1859, had 25 students and a library of 10,000 volumes, the latter 87 students and a library of 9,000 volumes. Its principal business is carriage building, besidds which copper mines have been worked in its vicinity for twelve years past. Franklin, the central county of the three, has an area of 740 square miles, and a population exceeding 40,000. Lippincott's Gazette says: "The greater part of the county consists of a broad limestone valley, watered with copious and unfalling moun