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United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 5th


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel H. Chandler collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0248
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the handwritten Civil War memoirs of Chandler as well as a letter written to Chandler from his son George detailing George’s visit to the sites of battles in which Chandler participated. Chandler’s memoirs are the basis for "History of the Fifth Indiana Battery" by D. D. Holm.
Dates: 1895, undated

Thomas Williams letter

 Collection — Folder: S1430
Identifier: S1430
Scope and Contents This letter, which is a copy, was written by Thomas Williams in November 1847 to his father, mother, sisters and brother (or brothers). He wrote about his Mexican War service. Having left Madison on October 31, he went to Jeffersonville, then on the rivers to New Orleans. He wrote: "I know it is an honorable cause, friends, [I] want you to think when you go to the ballot box who is for their country and who is against their country, for we are depending on you for your assisance. We got news...
Dates: 1847

Vactor T. Harden letter

 Collection — Folder: S0586
Identifier: S0586
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of a February 8, 1848 letter written by Vactor T. Harden to Dr. John H. Quick at Cedar Grove, Franklin County, Indiana. The letter is written from Camp Molino del Rey during the Mexican-American War and Harden mentions that "James is well also John Towner and all of the Franklin boys" and mentions guard duty at a hospital and that a few soldiers had been killed.
Dates: 1848/02/08