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James P. Deal collection

 Collection — Folder: S0345
Identifier: S0345

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a military discharge certificate for James P. Deal from the U.S. Civil War on September 21, 1864 and a certificate from the U.S. Bureau of Pensions to Celestine Deal on June 13, 1890.


  • 1864, 1890


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

James P. Deal was born in Jennings County, Indiana, and enlisted as a private in Company H, 26th Indiana Regiment on August 1, 1861. He had a light complexion, dark eyes, brown hair, and was five feet, five inches high. At the time of his enrollment, Deal was a farmer. When he was discharged on September 21, 1864, he was eighteen years old. His widow, Celestine Deal, applied for a widow's pension, which was approved on June 13, 1890.


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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 IPL.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014 January by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2014 January by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2018/05/01 by Brittany Kropf.


James P. Deal collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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