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United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 20th (1861-1865)

 Organization

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Amory K. Allen letters

 File — Folder: S016
Identifier: S0016
Scope and Contents This collections contains letters (copy) written by Amory K. Allen to his wife during the Civil War. They were photo statically copied in 1935 by the Indiana State Library and were published in the Indiana Magazine of History in December of that same year. In these letters, Allen tells his wife about life as a soldier. In his last letter, he complains of a shoulder wound he received while serving in the Union Army. He also briefly mentions the death of President Lincoln, and how he had been...

Anna Mae Finney collection

 Collection — Folder: S1884
Identifier: S1884
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of typewritten transcriptions made of the February, 1923 Indiana Harbor, Indiana Christian Church (Lake County) directory and American Civil War muster rolls for Company B, 20th Indiana Regiment from 1861 to 1863. An index of the soldiers is included. The transcriptions were made by Mrs. Lester E. [Anna Mae] Finney and Mrs. Robert Mefford and the index was created by Lucile Johnson, all members of the William Henry Harrison Chapter of the Daughters of the...

Erasmus C. Gilbreath, Civil War account

 Collection — Folder: S2594
Identifier: S2594
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopy of the Civil War account of Erasmus C. Gilbreath dated January 16, 1898.

Fortress Monroe, Virginia letter photocopy

 Collection — Folder: S2686
Identifier: S2686
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a letter from an unknown person in Virginia dated December 1, 1861 describing the regiment's forced evacuation of their camp on Cape Hatteras, November 8-9, 1861 by floodwaters.

Henry C. Marsh collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3380
Scope and Contents The collection includes Henry C. Marsh's Civil War letters to his father, John Marsh, a Muncie banker. Also included are Marsh's diaries, correspondence, and papers relating to pension claims by him and fellow veterans of the 19th Indiana Regiment.

James H. Luther collection

 Collection
Identifier: L094
Scope and Contents The collection primarily contains Luther family correspondence, including Civil War letters from James three sons while in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Tennessee. Also included are letters from James’ children working in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Iowa, Minnesota, Colorado, and California, as well as letters written to James’ wife while attempting to establish a business in San Francisco are (1869–1870). Additional correspondence includes letters from John E. Luther to his father while...

John Wesley Williams papers

 Collection — Folder: S2550
Identifier: S2550
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents regarding the Civil War service of John Wesley Williams and Thomas Sumner, including an 1862 muster roll for Company C, 20th Indiana Regiment; a September 27, 1862 general order by Brigadier General E. Dumont from the headquarters at Louisville; an August 14, 1862 certificate of appointment of Thomas Sumner as 1st lieutenant and adjutant of the 87th Indiana Regiment signed by Governor Oliver P. Morton; documents regarding Sumner's discharge for disability...

Joshua Lewis reminiscences

 Collection — Folder: S0861
Identifier: S0861
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typewritten copy of Joshua Lewis's reminiscences that he wrote in February of 1905. The manuscript was dedicated to James Madison Lewis and the copy was made September 11, 1952 for Harold Lewis. In the manuscript, Lewis relates biographical information and his experiences serving with Company H, 20th Indiana Infantry during the U.S. Civil War. Some of the battles he describes include his eyewitness account of the March 8-9, 1862 Battle of Hampton Roads, also know as...