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Daniel Hughes papers

 Collection — Folder: S699
Identifier: S0699

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a mimeographed copy of a typed transcript of a diary, a carbon copy of a typed page and a photocopied autographed page from Daniel Hughes and Claud McDaniel in Indiana, Texas and elsewhere ranging from 1861 to 1960 regarding Civil War, daily life in the army, furlough and a history of the 25th Regiment Indiana Volunteers.


  • 1862/10/13-1863/08/09


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

Daniel Hughes was the son of Dr. J. H. and Elizabeth Hughes of Huntingburg, Indiana, born around 1848. He had a sister, Elizabeth. He was a private in Company E, 25th Regiment Indiana Volunteers, having enlisted on August 19, 1861 at Evansville, Indiana. He was promoted to Corporal May 13, 1862, reduced on November 11, 1862 and reinstated July 13, 1863. He was transferred to to regimental staff as Com. Sgt., January 1, 1865 and was mustered out on July 17, 1865 at Indianapolis, Indiana.

Information found within the collection.

"Hughes, Daniel". Indiana Digital Archives. Retrieved 2015/02/02.

"Hughes, Daniel". U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Retrieved 2015/02/02.


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 Claud McDaniel on 1960/06.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/02/02 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/02/02 by Edythe Huffman.
Daniel Hughes papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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