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Grand Army of the Republic (U.S.)

 Organization

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

27th Indiana regimental history collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2425
Scope and Contents This collection contains seven items pertaining to the history of the 27th Indiana Regiment and its members who served during the U.S. Civil War, ranging from 1864 to 1926.The roster lists the names of veterans with their address and remarks. There are columns headed with years from 1885 through 1898, and check marks to show attendance at reunions. Although the book is in poor condition, the entries are legible in ink and pencil. Pages 1 through 99 list the soldiers alphabetically...

August Leich collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2209
Scope and Contents This collection contains news clippings from Columbus, Evansville and Rockport, Indiana newspapers ranging from 1917 to 1929 regarding U.S. Civil War veterans and the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) and includes oversize items. The collection also contains three volumes created by August Leich regarding the G.A. R. and Company F, 24th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Volume 1 contains registration records from the Department of the Indiana G.A.R. annual encampment at...

Auten Women's Relief Corps, No. 14 collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3275
Scope and Contents This collection includes a report from Lucile Meisel in South Bend, Indiana in 1932 regarding that year's work of the organization and a scrapbook of newspaper articles ranging from 1932 to 1939 regarding the work of the organization and the lives and deaths of the Civil War veterans living locally.

Civil War veterans reunions badges collection

 Collection — Folder: S1512
Identifier: S1512
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.

Claude Matthews letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0931
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters and a petition addressed to Governor Matthews regarding the coal miners' strike in southern Indiana, including communications from county sheriffs, Grand Army of the Republic posts, and miner's organizations (1894); correspondence regarding the Pullman Strike and rioting in Lake County (1894); and correspondence as Governor regarding the determination of the Indiana-Kentucky border, the Indiana State Fair, the extradition of criminals, and other official matters....

David F. Allen biography

 Collection — Folder: S637
Identifier: S0637
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of an eleven page typewritten biography of David F. Allen of Frankfort, Indiana. Ranging from 1808 to 1911, the biography includes Allen's family history, detailed information about his military service with Company C, Indiana 10th Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, his service with Company C, 150th Indiana Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War, and his service with Company 1 of the 38th Regiment U.S. Volunteers during the the...

Francis Marion Van Pelt family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L168
Scope and Contents This collection contains Van Pelt family correspondence ranging from 1863 to 1929 and includes letters written by Frank, Madge and their children; letters sent to Frank's mother, Almira Van Pelt Smith, by her children and grandchildren; and letters sent by Madge's relatives in Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska. Family documents range from 1879 to 1936 and include Frank's promotion and resignation certificates from the Railway Mail Service; "The Bee-Hive" cover pages from College Temple of...

General William Harrison Kemper papers

 Collection
Identifier: S0769
Scope and Contents This collection contains items related to General William Harrison Kemper's Civil War service including his army diary dated from April 22, 1861 to August 3, 1861, a list of volunteers from Decatur County, Indiana who enlisted in Company B, 7th Regiment Indiana Volunteers, Kemper's discharge certificate from the regiment dated August 2, 1861, Kemper's certificates of promotion to assistant surgeon from February, 1863, and his discharge from service certificate dated May 5,1863. Also included...

Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) George H. Thomas Post No. 17 collection

 Collection
Identifier: L201
Scope and Contents The collection contains mostly documents from the George H. Thomas Post No. 17 in Indianapolis. These include meeting minutes, ledger, muster, account, dues, receipts, ritual and ceremonial books. Also included are correspondence, pamphlets, an organizational plate, a souvenir of Decoration Day, and other organizational paperwork. Also included in the collection are photocopies of the meetings minutes from the Johnson Post No. 368 in Montpelier (1884-1894).

Grand Army of the Republic Post No. 1, Montgomery County collection

 Collection — Folder: S2909
Identifier: S2909
Scope and Contents The collection includes a photocopy of the minutes book from the Montgomery County, Indiana Grand Army of the Republic titled, "Original Record of Grand Army Post Organized at Crawfordsville, Ind in 1866", with eight page name index and 53 pages of minutes, including the organizational meeting notes and charter.