Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes glass lantern slides in the United States ranging from circa 1861 to 1864 regarding the U.S. Civil War, with images of maps, forts, battles, military ordnance, and prominent politicians and military leaders.
Dates: circa 1861-1864
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed and hand-written correspondence, circulars and bulletins, financial records, and book volumes from the Indiana Commandery of the Loyal Legion ranging from 1852 to 1948 regarding Loyal Legion events and memberships. Notable items include correspondence from the Fort Benjamin Harrison's Headquarters of the 11th Infantry, a copy of a bill to U.S. Congress about establishing "a national Lincoln museum and veterans' headquarters in the building known as Ford's...
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of Schuyler Colfax's correspondence from 1841 to 1884 regarding Whig and Republican Party politics in Indiana and nationally. Also included are letters from Indiana officers in the U.S. Civil War regarding promotions and assignments; Colfax's letters on routine business as Speaker of the House and Vice President; his letters regarding speaking engagements; letters to his wife regarding his role in the "Credit Mobilier" affair in 1875; and letters...
Collection — Folder: S744