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Samuel Anglemeyer papers

 Collection — Folder: S029
Identifier: S0029

Scope and Contents

This collection includes two Civil War military discharge documents for Samuel Anglemeyer from 1863 and 1865 and a postcard and letter from the United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Pensions in 1912 regarding Anglemeyer's veterans benefits.


  • 1863-1912


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Samuel Anglemeyer was born around 1844 in Mahoning County, Ohio, the son of Solomon and Catherine Anglemeyer. He was the second born of five children. The family moved to Huntington, Indiana by 1860. On October 10, 1861, Anglemeyer mustered into the 47th Indiana Infantry Regiment, Company F, fighting for the Union army during the American Civil War. At the end of his enlistment on December 15, 1863, he reenlisted for additional years with the 47th Indiana Veterans Infantry, Company F. He was mustered out on October 23, 1865.

He and his wife, Alice C. Anglemeyer, had two children, Mary E. and Bertie. Anglemyer worked as a carpenter in Huntington, Indiana and died at the National Soldiers' Home in Danville, Illinois on April 5, 1923. He is buried in the Shock Cemetery in Huntington, Indiana.


Information found within the collection. "[Anglemayer], Samuel." 1860 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/07/31. "Anglemeyer, Samuel." 1880 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/07/31. "[Anglemayer], Samuel." Find a Grave Index. Retrieved 2015/07/31. "[Anglemyer], Samuel." Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992. Retrieved 2015/07/31.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged by chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Ann Loper on 1961/11/20.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2004/11 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/31 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid revised 2015/08/05 by Brittany Kropf.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.