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Henry C. Marsh collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3380

Scope and Contents

The collection includes Henry C. Marsh's Civil War letters to his father, John Marsh, a Muncie banker. Also included are Marsh's diaries, correspondence, and papers relating to pension claims by him and fellow veterans of the 19th Indiana Regiment.


  • 1862-1915


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 C. Marsh was a farmer near Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana. Marsh served as a private and hospital steward in the 19th and 20th Indiana regiments, serving in Virginia and Maryland (1861-1865). Following the Civil War, Marsh worked as the Muncie postmaster (1866-1875), and was active in the Grand Army of the Republic and other veteran organizations.


0.1 Cubic Feet (7 folders)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Harry B. Marsh on 1949/04/26.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

EAD finding aid created 2014/08/13 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid revised 2014/12/13 by Bethany Fiechter.


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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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