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Monroe D'Antignas collection of Civil War veterans claims

 Collection — Folder: S2614
Identifier: S2614

Scope and Contents

The collection includes original papers of seven soldiers seeking back pay for their service in the Civil War. The hand-written documents and letters compile these applications for back pay and bounty, submitted to the U. S. Treasury. Some papers were prepared by attorneys, and some were written by the applicant himself. There are also some muster sheets, correspondence, filled-in forms, and depositions.


  • 1864-1866

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

Arthur Bonwell, Co. B, 85th Regiment, from Armiesburg, Parke County, Indiana.

Joseph C. Freeman, Co. I, 97th Regiment, from Linton, Indiana.

Christian Keck, Co. F, 1st Regiment, Indiana Artillery, 21st Infantry, from Kecksville, Martin County, Indiana.

Charles W. Lockman, Co. A, 11th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, from Dupont, Jefferson County, Indiana.

William Miller, Co. G, 17th Regiment, from Indianapolis, Indiana.

William Perryman, Co. F, 9th Regiment; from Livonia, Washington County, Indiana.

Nicholas Smith, Co. A, 17th Regiment, from Indianapolis, Indiana.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Monroe D'Antignas on 1960/10/28.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2012 December by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2012 December by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid updated 2018/10/22 by Lauren Patton.
Monroe D'Antignas collection of Civil War veterans claims
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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