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Hiram Hines papers

 Collection — Folder: S660
Identifier: S0661

Scope and Contents

This collection includes autographed, signed diaries from Hiram Hines in Indiana ranging from 1861 to 1873 regarding life as a soldier in the Civil War and afterwards.


  • 1861-1873

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

Hiram Hines was born on May 20, 1860 in Ohio to William and Hannah Hines. He served in the 57th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company H as a musician and sergeant. He married Sarah Neal on May 20, 1869 in Hamilton County, Indiana and they had at least seven children. He worked as a mail carrier. He died on March 18, 1913 and is buried in the Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville, Indiana.

Information found within the collection.

"Hines, Hiram". 1880 United Stated Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/05/29.

"Hines, Hiram". 1900 United Stated Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/05/29.

"Hines, Hiram". Find a Grave Index, 1700s-Current. Retrieved 2014/05/29.

"Hines, Hiram". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/05/29.

"Hines, Hiram". Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2014/05/29.

"Hines, Hiram". U.S. Civil War Soldiers. Retrieved 2014/05/29.


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 N. O. Hines on 1967/06.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/05/29 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/05/29 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.