United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 19th (1861-1864)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S1847
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostatic copy of a letter written by Elias Reeves on February 19, 1862 from Fort Craig at Arlington Heights, Virginia and sent to his friend James Pickard during the U.S. Civil War. In the letter, Reeves mentions that he's been sick for "some three months" since he'd left Indiana, was tired of "old Virginia," and had seen Washington and Annapolis, Maryland. A handwritten note added to the back of the second page after it was copied records that James Pickard had...
Dates: 1862, circa 1979
Collection — Folder: S2863
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed transcription of Finney's pocket diary, which dates from January 1-December 31, 1863. Finney records in brief entries the daily activities of his military unit. The entires provide comments on camp life, Finney's duties, trips away from his military unit (including visits to Indianapolis and with his family), destinations of marches, visiting officers, and rumors of victory and defeat. Among specific events reported are the witnessing of a court martial, the...
Collection — Multiple Containers
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.
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
Collection — Folder: S1775
Scope and Contents This collection includes a diary kept by Julius Waldschmidt with military-related expenses detailed by date during 1865. Also included within the diary are possible unit locations and names of individuals he served alongside. On December 28, 1889, Julius corresponded with William F. Fox, State of New York Forest Commission, concerning where to purchase a copy of "Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865". Several pages from "Regimental Losses" is included. Excerpts in the report...