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Henry Ransford medal

 Collection — Folder: S1736
Identifier: S1736

Scope and Contents

This collection includes official documents and badges from various governmental units in the United States ranging from 1864/06/12 to 1911/07/1911 regarding war service and pension.


  • 1864-1911


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

Henry Ransford served in the Civil War as a Union soldier in Company I, Illinois 11th Infantry Regiment, October 7, 1864. He was mustered out on July 14, 1865, winning three medals. He died on April 20, 1911 in Fairbanks, Indiana. "Ransford, Henry." U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Retrieved 2013/10/28. "Ransford, Henry." Web: Indiana, Find a Grave Index. Retrieved 2013/10/28. http://


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 Harvie B. Adams on 1962/05/19.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2013/10/28 by Edyth Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2013/10/28 by Edyth Huffman. EAD finding aid revised 2018/06/06 by Lauren Patton.
Henry Ransford medal
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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