Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877
Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S1913
Scope and Contents This collection includes handwritten drafts of essays by William H. H. Terrell regarding Governor Oliver P. Morton. Written in pencil and ink (circa 1870s), the topics covered include difficulties with a man named Watson (most likely Peter H. Watson) at the War Department who wouldn't give Terrell an audience and resulting in Governor Morton having to leave his meeting with President Lincoln to resolve the matter; Governor Morton's proposal to Lincoln to raise a force of men to open the...
Dates: circa 1870s
Collection — Folder: S264
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four documents. The oldest is dated December 26, 1812, and certifies that Whorton Ransdall is a private in a company of the Kentucky Militia. He entered service on August 17, 1812, and was discharged December 16, 1812. The next three documents pertain to Wharton R. Clinton. Two documents are from the Civil War and have a similar heading. The first large document appointed Wharton R. Clinton as captain of the Ninth Ward Guard of the Militia, and is dated July 10,...
Dates: 1812, 1863, 1885
Scope and Contents The collection includes William Dudley Foulke's correspondence relating to civil service reform, the women's rights movement, Indiana and national Republican Party politics, the Progressive Party in 1912 and 1916, American involvement in the Philippine Islands, and his work on behalf of American preparedness in World War I, and on behalf of the World Court, the League to Enforce Peace, and the League of Nations; copies of his extensive correspondence with Theodore Roosevelt regarding civil...
Collection — Folder: S1760
Scope and Contents This collection includes two letters written by William H. Seward while he served as United States Secretary of State. The first letter is dated November 22, 1865 and was sent to George P. March, U.S. Ambassador to Italy, as a letter of introduction for Governor Oliver P. Morton. The second letter is dated February 11, 1867 and was sent to Lieutenant Governor Conrad Baker, acting Governor of Indiana in the absence of Governor Morton, regarding Indiana's ratification of the 14th Amendment to the...
Dates: 1863 - 1867
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes a regimental history of the 6th Indiana Volunteer Infantry and the reminiscenses and biography from William Henry Harrison Doll in Indiana ranging from 1861 to 1892 regarding military life, Andersonville and Libby prisons, and the U.S. Civil War, as well as Doll's daily life and travels.
Collection — Folder: S1294
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers, letters and clippings from William Henry Harrison Terrell in Indiana ranging from 1862 to 1883, regarding the U.S. Civil War, chiefly the claims on the Indiana State Arsenal during the U.S. Civil War (July 30, 1862); the state's settlement of claims and accounts at war's end (1865-1868), and Indiana soldiers' war service.