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Samuel K. Harryman letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0603

Scope and Contents

This collection contains Civil War letters from Samuel K. Harryman to Margaret Moore of Mooresville, Indiana while he was serving with 70th Indiana Infantry Regiment in Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and the Carolina from 1862 to 1865.


  • 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

Samuel K. Harryman, of Mooresville, Morgan County, Indiana was born on January 12, 1826 in Hendricks County, Indiana. During the Civil War, he was a lieutenant in the 70th Indiana Regiment, serving in Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and the Carolinas (1862-1865); aide-de-camp to General William T. Ward, commander of the 1st Division, XI Army Corps (1864) and the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, XX Army Corps (1864-1865). He died on April 12, 1877.

Margaret (Maggie) Moore was born on May 22, 1833 and was the daughter of Samuel Moore, founder of Mooresville, Indiana. She married David Fogleman December 30, 1869 and had one daughter, Ida. She died on August 15, 1907.


"Fogleman, Margaret Worthington Moore." Find a Grave Memorial # 23254941. Retrieved 2015/07/09.

"Harryman, Samuel K." Find a Grave Memorial # 76081368. Retrieved 2015/07/09.


0.02 Cubic Feet (2 folders)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records donation from Ida Fogleman on 1938/10/19.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/07/09 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/09 by Laura Eliason.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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