United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 31st (1861-1865)
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes tintype, daguerreotype, ambrotype, and carte de visite portrait photographs of numerous individuals from Indiana ranging from circa 1840 to 1876 regarding Union soldiers who served during the U.S. Civil War and a few men and women who settled in the state during the mid-19th century. There is also a large indistinguishable daguerreotype photograph of a possible Sunday School celebration on July 4, 1850 at Col. James Blake's home on the northwest corner of Capitol Avenue...
Dates: circa 1840-1876
Scope and Contents This collection contains James Nelson Shepherd's Bible (1855); his pocket diary (1861-1866) with entries from his service in the Civil War and his personal accounts; his letters to his fiancée, Arminda Rhyan of New Goshen, Vigo County, Indiana and a couple of her needlepoint items, with one using human hair (1860-1862); Civil War letters to Shepherd from his brothers, Thomas E. Shepherd of the 31st Indiana and Edgar M. Shepherd from home (1862); Shepherd's farm ledgers (1864-1866), including...
Dates: 1855-1958, undated
Collection — Folder: S2191
Scope and Contents This collection is a typed copy of Leonard H. Mahan's diary from January 3, 1862 through August 6, 1863. The Battle of Shiloh, April 6 and 7, 1862, is on pages 2 and 3. Entries for 1863 begin on page 7. His final entry on August 6, 1863 states: "Strong talk of an early move. Suppose we will start on Monday for East Tenn. or Chattanooga. Army in splendid condition." On pages 12 and 13, Leonard listed the members of Company C, 31st Infantry, with himself as First Sergeant. On page 13, he gives...
Collection — Folder: S1880
Scope and Contents This collection includes 67 photocopied pages of Samuel F. Mason's Civil War diary containing entries ranging from August 6, 1861 to September 9, 1864 and 1884. The diary includes the names of the men on a muster roll for Company D, 31st Indiana Infantry Regiment; descriptions of the marches, encampments, and battles of the regiment; and miscellaneous entries added later regarding the sale of butter. The collection also includes photocopies of Mason's November 4, 1864 discharge paper, a note...
Dates: 1861-1884, 1968
Collection — Folder: S0972
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of documents ranging from 1862 to 1894 regarding pension requests for Troyles Mize and his wife, Elizabeth, for his service with the 3rd Regiment Indiana Volunteers during the Mexican-American War and his service with Company G, 31st Indiana Infantry during the U.S. Civil War.
Collection — Folder: S2199
Scope and Contents This 15-page typed manuscript was written by Kenneth S. Mitchell about his father, William Mitchell, who served in Company I, 31st Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and Company D, 8th Regiment of the Veteran Reserve Corps. He tells about medical care, food, weapons, and weather. On page 4, he reported on the Battle of Fort Donelson. The Battle of Shiloh, where he was wounded, is described on pages 5-6. Kenneth retypes family letters in the manuscript. The Battle of Murfreesboro or Stone River is...