Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: SP038
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35mm slides in Indiana circa 1950s regarding people, such as Father Pierre Gibault, Little Turtle, Tecumseh, William Henry Harrison, George Rapp, Robert Owen, Oliver P. Morton, James Whitcomb Riley, and Levi Cotton, and places like Vincennes, Corydon, New Harmony, and Indianapolis, significant to early history of Indiana.
Dates: circa 1950s
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of Jefferson C. Davis’s official military papers. During Davis’s time as quartermaster, the papers include receipts, bills, requisitions, and other documents relating to his Indianapolis based post (1861). As an officer in the field, Davis’s papers include official correspondence regarding duties, copies of telegrams to Gen. John C. Fremont, and military inspection reports sent to him while with the 14th Army Corps (1861–1865). The collection also contains...