Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Asa J. Smith’s manuscript, drafts, and notes for a biography of Hiram I. Bearss of Peru, Indiana. Bearss served over 20 years in the United States Marine Corps from the Spanish-American War until World War I, obtaining the rank of brigadier general. A few folders contain items for scrapbooks from Smith’s personal life and other literary interests.
Scope and Contents The collection contains the correspondence between George F. and Amanda Chittenden during their engagement and during the U.S. Civil War. The letters written during the Civil War discuss health conditions, army life, the siege of Vicksburg, life and politics in Indiana, and Confederate prisoners at Camp Morton. Also included are letters to Amanda Chittenden from family members and to George Chittenden regarding Republican politics, his work with the Indiana Hospital for the Insane, and other...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family letters written by John, Joe, and Anne Schoen ranging from 1948 to 1962. The letters related to family activities and John's experiences training in the army and serving in Germany.