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Daniel E. Bruce papers

Identifier: S0183

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a typed transcription from Daniel E. Bruce in Indiana ranging from 1862 to 1865 regarding life in the military.


  • 1862-1865

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

Daniel E. Bruce was born on June 6, 1836 in Pennsylvania. He married Sarah E. Hizer on October 11, 1857 in Fulton County, Indiana. He served as a teamster in Company E, 87th Indiana Volunteers from August 31, 1862 until he mustered out on June 10, 1865. He and Sarah had eight children. They lived in Bruce's Lake, Fulton County, and in Harrison, Indiana. He died on July 19, 1920 and is buried in Bruce Lake Station, Fulton County, Indiana.

Information found within the collection.

"Bruce, Daniel". 1870 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/05/05.

"Bruce, Daniel". 1880 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/05/05.

"Bruce, Daniel". Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1940. Retrieved 2014/05/05.

"Bruce, Daniel". Web: Indiana, Find a Grave Index, 1800-2012. Retrieved 2014/05/05.


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 donation from Foster Bruce on 1936/01/23.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/05/05 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/05/05 by Edythe Huffman.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.