Herman Sturm papers
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(2) Special Orders 27, dated January 14, 1863, accepting the resignation of Lieutenant Colonel H. Sturm, 54th Regiment;
(3) "To Whom It May Concern" letter by Governor Morton, dated May 13, 1865, asking the military authorities for kind attention and consideration for Col. Herman Sturm who is in Washington City "for the purpose of assisting in the speedy return of soldiers of Indiana now about to be mustered out of the United States service to their home";
(4) large certificate dated June 10, 1865, appointed Herman Sturm as Brigadier General and Chief of Ordinance for the State of Indiana;
(5) letter dated December 2, 1865, signed by William Henry Harrison Terrell, Adjutant General of Indiana, commending Herman for his public service and "testifying to his worth and ability";
(6) General Affidavit written by Herman Sturm and notarized on December 14, 1894, giving information about his service during the Civil War;
(7) In Memoriam folder by the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, with the obituary of Herman Sturm who died October 18, 1906, at Denver, Colorado; and
(8) undated handwritten paper by Fred E. Sturm, about his Civil War service; he enlisted April 25, 1861 as a private in Company E, 11th Indiana Regiment; in the First Indiana Battery on August 16, 1861; had bleeding of the lungs; commissioned captain of the 24th Indiana Battery; fought in many battles; mustered out at Indianapolis on July 20, 1865.
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- Indiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
- Military appointments
- Military orders
- Sturm, Fred E.
- Sturm, Herman, 1831-1906
- United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 11th (1861-1865)
- United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 24th (1861-1865)
- United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 54th (1862-1863)
- United States. Army. Indiana Volunteer Regiment, 1st (1846-1847)
- Herman Sturm papers
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