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Albert H. Graves papers

 Collection — Folder: S533
Identifier: S0533

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photocopies of autographed, signed letters from Albert H. Graves and L. S. Chittenden in Louisiana ranging from 1863/05/15 to 1864/06/24 regarding military life and the death of Albert H. Graves.


  • 1863-1864


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

Albert H. Graves was born in 1836 in New York to Lyman and Laura Graves, the oldest of four children. He was married to Lena before 1863, worked as a farmer, and they had several children. Graves enlisted in Company D, 67th Regiment, Indiana Infantry at Columbus, Indiana on August 19, 1862 as a private. He was wounded by the enemy and died on May 4, 1864. Graves was buried at a Mansfield, Louisiana cemetery.


Information found within the collection. "Graves, Albert H." 1850 United States Federal Census. Accessed January 16, 2015. "Graves, Albert H." U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934. Accessed January 16, 2015. "Graves, Albert H." U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Accessed January 16, 2015.

Indiana Archives and Records Administration. "Graves, Albert H." Indiana Digital Archives. Accessed January 16, 2015.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Dale E. Graves on 1974/07/02.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/01/16 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/01/16 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.