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Daniel F. Hill collection

 Collection — Folder: OB030
Identifier: OB030

Scope and Contents

This collection includes the U.S. Civil War regimental papers from Daniel F. Hill ranging from 1861 to 1865 and two earlier documents related to land sold by William Faught to William H Dumall and land granted to William N. Worley.


  • 1840-1865

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

Daniel F. Hill was born in Hendricks County, Indiana around 1840. He was enrolled as a student until the U.S. Civil War began. Hill served in Company I, 11th Indiana Regiment, first enlisting as a sergeant on August 31, 1861. Hill was discharged on November 3, 1862 for "general debility, resulting from disease contracted in the service." Hill worked as a merchant until he reenlisted on May 18, 1864 in the 132nd Indiana Regiment for a little over three months. He enlisted a third time on February 21, 1865 as a captain in Company G, 148th Indiana Regiment and was discharged a final time on September 5, 1865.


0.05 Cubic Feet (1 medium oversize folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Related Archival Material

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

S3111: Daniel Hill and James T.C. Watson collection

Processing Information

EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2018/05/24. Collection re-processed and EAD finding aid updated by Lauren Patton on 2021/09/01.
Daniel F. Hill oversize collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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