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Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877

 Person

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Anna W. Wright collection

 Collection
Identifier: L550
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Governor Oliver P. Morton regarding the recruitment of Black troops for Indiana regiments during the U.S. Civil War (1861-1864) and letters from Oliver P. Morton to Jacob Wright concerning the 1868 Republican National Convention from 1866 to 1868. Also included are several family letters to Jacob Wright and correspondence from a variety of national politicians to Louis T. Michener responding to his requests for them to speak in Indiana during the 1890...
Dates: 1860-1911

Civil War soldiers photograph albums

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P001
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 photograph albums containing carte-de-visite photographs of Union soldiers from Indiana from Oliver P. Morton in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1861 to 1865.
Dates: 1861-1865

Jefferson C. Davis collection

 Collection
Identifier: L041
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...
Dates: 1849-1875

Mrs. Andrew H. Tynan letters

 Collection — Folder: S1326
Identifier: S1326
Scope and Contents This collection includes copied letters of James H. Burk and Captain Moor ranging from 1862 to 1863 regarding Civil War and two letters signed, N.F. Shields dated 1885-1888 regarding farm work.
Dates: 1861-1888