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David Apgar papers

 Collection — Folder: S030
Identifier: S0030

Scope and Contents

This collection includes official government documents for David Apgar's military discharge from the 17th Indiana Regiment, Company B ranging from 1864 to 1865 during the American Civil War.


  • 1864-1865


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

David [M] [C] Apgar [Abgar] [Abger] [Agler] was born February 9, 1842 in Ohio. He was the son of Peter C. and Elizabeth New Jones Apgar and had seven siblings. On May 7, 1861, Apgar enlisted in the 17th Indiana Regiment, Company B as a private to fight for the Union during the American Civil War; he was mustered out as a corporal on January 3, 1864. He then enlisted in the Indiana Regiment, Co. B, Veterans Corps and served until the end of the Civil War, being discharged on August 8, 1865.

He married Amanda A. [Arthelia] [Arthelea] Tuttle on July 31, 1867 in Miami County, Indiana, and they had five children: Cora B., Wineford, Charles, Homer and Florence. He worked as a farmer and died July 13, 1900. He is buried in the Springdale Cemetery in Bunker Hill, Miami County, Indiana.


Information found within the collection. "Abgar, David." 1850 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/08/03. "Abgar, David." 1880 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/08/03. "Apgar, David C." 1900 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/08/03. "Apgar, David C." U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934. Retrieved 2015/08/03. "Apger, David." 1860 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/08/03. "Apger, David." U.S., Civil War Soldier, 1861-1865. Retrieved 2015/08/03. "Jones, Elizabeth New." Ancestry Family Trees. Retrieved 2015/08/03. "Tuttle, Amanda." Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2015/08/03. "Apgar, David M." Find a Grave Index. Retrieved 2015/08/03.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the Indiana State Museum on 1961/07/13.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2005/02 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2015/08/03 by Edythe Huffman.


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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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