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Civil War paper soldiers

 Collection — Folder: S3145
Identifier: S3145

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of five paper soldiers--likely Union soldiers in the Civil War from the late 19th century. Four of them are the same soldier aiming a gun and the fifth soldier is standing face-forward holding a sword.


  • 19th century

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 / Historical

The first paper dolls produced in America were published in Boston in 1812. The Civil War was fought in the United States between the Northern and Southern states from 1861 to 1865.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the Genealogy Division on 2017/03/13.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/08/16 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2019/08/16 by Lauren Patton.
Civil War paper soldiers
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Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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