August Leich collection
Scope and Contents
The collection also contains three volumes created by August Leich regarding the G.A. R. and Company F, 24th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Volume 1 contains registration records from the Department of the Indiana G.A.R. annual encampment at Evansville, Indiana in May, 1916 and listings of members of Farragut Post no. 27, G.A.R. from 1921 and 1922. Volume 2 contains a scrapbook of Company F, 24th Regiment ranging from 1877 to 1931 and includes general orders of the Evansville Light Guard Army; postcards, tickets, ribbons, letters, and news clippings regarding the 24th Regiment's reunions; the roster of Company F of the 24th; "The Vicksburg Campaign" by Lewis B. Jessup; "Lessons" from John W. Rogers; and a 1911 reunion photo. The third volume is an album inscribed, "A book for children of all ages. To Mr. & Mrs. William Warren, their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. This book is lovingly dedicated by August Leich, Evansville, Indiana September 15, 1920" and contains newsclippings of historical sketches of the 24th Regiment compiled by August Leich and other clippings about the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln. The second part of the album contains clippings of pictures of passenger ships and European locales.
- Leich, August (Person)
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Conditions Governing Use
Ancestry.com. "August Leich." 1900 United States Federal Census. Accessed June 6, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "August Leich." Indiana Marriages. Accessed June 6, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
"August Leich dies After a Long Illness." The Evansville (IN) Courier , February 19, 1922.
FindaGrave.com. "August Leich." Find a Grave Index. Accessed June 6, 2016. http://www.findagrave.com.
0.15 Cubic Feet (4 folders)
- Champion Hill, Battle of, Miss., 1863
- Evansville (Ind.)
- Grand Army of the Republic (U.S.)
- Newspaper articles
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
- United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 24th (1861-1865)
- Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863
- August Leich collection
- Description rules