United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 70th (1862-1865)
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Andrew J. Johnson diary
Collection — Folder: S0722
Scope and Contents The collection contains three copies of the typed transcript of Andrew J. Johnson's diaries, ranging form 1862 to 1865, transcribed by Ralph W. and Inez Jones Johnson from Greenwood, Indiana in 1961. The transcripts include a foreword with family history, a roster of Company I, 70th Indiana Regiment, and where the regiment served.
Dates: 1862-1865, 1961
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Andrew J. Johnson diary
Benjamin Franklin Askren diary
Collection — Folder: S3065
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a diary from Benjamin Franklin Askren in Nashville, Tennessee ranging from January 1 to June 10, 1864 regarding troop movements, soldiers in their free time, their duties, inspections and drills and his facial wound and his eventual decision to live during the U.S. Civil War.
Carl A. Zenor Civil War collection
Collection — Folder: S1957
Scope and Contents This collection contains American Civil War documents collected by Carl A. Zenor ranging from 1862 to 1963 and includes an incomplete copy of the Touch the Elbow Songster (1862); a typewritten transcript of a letter sent to Francis M. Busby of Lebanon, Indiana from Edward Reynolds at the headquarters of the 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division near Atlanta, Georgia (July 31, 1864); a photocopy of an army pass granted to Busby to travel to Alabama and signed by Governor...
Civil War collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes various badges (ribbons) from regimental reunions and veterans organizations' meetings, such as the Grand Army of the Republic and the Women's Relief Corps (WRC),in Indiana ranging from 1877 to 1921. There is also a postcard to John A. Cottman from William W. Dudley in Richmond, Indiana on June 20, 1873 regarding badges of the "Iron Brigade," which included the 19th Indiana Regiment. There are also 3 bound volumes containing photo-offset copies of...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Civil War collection
George W. Grubbs letters
Collection — Folder: S0553
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters written by George W. Grubbs to his family, ranging from 1863 to 1865, while serving in the U.S. Civil War. He talks about his family as well as his experiences in the war.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / George W. Grubbs letters
Jerry Barker letters
Collection — Folder: S0067
Scope and Contents This collection contains a series of letters written by Civil War soldier Jerry Barker to his brother, Joe, who was living in Indianapolis, ranging from 1862 to 1863. The letters discuss daily life in a Union soldiers’ encampment and the economic difficulties of being a soldier.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Jerry Barker letters
Mrs. Richard Hausdorfer collection
Collection — Folder: S611
Scope and Contents This collection includes a Civil War era photo of John W. Vaught from Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana taken by Thomas J. Merritt of Nashville, Tennessee and issues of the Farmer's Pocket Companion from the Rock Island Plow Company, Rock Island, Illinois (1894) and the John Deer Company of Moline, Illinois (1900).
Samuel K. Harryman letters
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains Civil War letters from Samuel K. Harryman to Margaret Moore of Mooresville, Indiana while he was serving with 70th Indiana Infantry Regiment in Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and the Carolina from 1862 to 1865.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Samuel K. Harryman letters
Samuel Merrill collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Samuel Merrill’s Civil War papers, including his letters to his wife and sister in Indianapolis from Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina (1862-1865). Also included are his war diary (1863), orders, clothing and equipment records, as well as other official military papers (1862-1865). The collection also contains business papers of Merrill and his family (1850-circa 1900), including papers of his father, essays on Indiana’s state capitals, and...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Samuel Merrill collection
Sydney C. Kerksis papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 sets of photocopies of Sydney C. Kerksis's typescript, "Action at Gilgal Church, Georgia, June 15-16, 1864." The typescript includes a narrative of the action, official reports, extracts of regimental reports, regimental histories and extracts from Civil War diaries. Pages 41, 50-51 of the typescript are missing. Also included in the collection is a booklet entitled, "Twelve Views of the Indianapolis Flood of March 1913 Taken by a Daring Photographer During the Worst...
Dates: 1864, 1913
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Sydney C. Kerksis papers