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Andrew Bush papers

 Collection — Folder: S198
Identifier: S0198

Scope and Contents

This collection includes typed copies from Andrew Bush in Indiana ranging from 1862-1865 regarding family matters and life as a Civil War soldier.


  • 1862/01/18-1865/06/05

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

Andrew Bush was born in Coshocton County, Ohio (or Maryland) to David and Fredricca Bush on May 29, 1833. His family moved to Indiana when he was young. He was one of at least six boys, including Jacob and had a sister, Sophia. He married Mary Hillegas on May 19, 1861 in Owen County, Indiana. He enlisted in Company H, Indiana 97th Infantry Regiment on August 28, 1862; promoted to full sergeant and mustered out on June 9, 1865. Five of his brothers also served in the Civil War.

Andrew and Mary had two children, Uriah and Ira. In 1890, he was a farmer living in Otis, Nebraska. He died in Marquette, Nebraska on May 21, 1916.

Information found within the collection.

"Bush, Andrew". 1860 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/05/16.

"Bush, Andrew". 1870 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/05/16.

"Bush, Andrew". 1890 Veterans Schedules. Retrieved 2014/05/16.

"Bush, Andrew". 1900 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/05/16.

"Bush, Andrew". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/05/16.

"Bush, Andrew". Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1914. Retrieved 2014/05/16.

"Bush, Andrew". U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Retrieved 2014/05/16.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from R.C. Slater on 1957/03/25.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/05/16 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/05/16 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.