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Benjamin Spooner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1229
Scope and Contents This collection contains general and special orders to Benjamin Spooner and the 83rd regiment from O.P. Morton and Laz Noble. Also included are letters of the 83rd regiment and a petition of commissioned officers. The materials within this collection are Photostat copies and have been arranged in chronological order

David Hutchinson papers

 Collection — Folder: S707
Identifier: S0707
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from David Hutchinson, official documents of affirmation from A. G. Smith and M. M. Daily , court documents, official documents from Oliver P. Morton, official document from United States Army offices, a will, a typed transcript of a letter by S. Aug. Arnold, and a diploma in Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, Tennessee and Washington, D.C., ranging from 1836 to 1896 regarding professional accreditations, military service, pension and family and business...

Ezra G. Hayes personal narrative

 Collection — Folder: S614
Identifier: S0614
Scope and Contents This collection contains three typewritten copies of the life story of Ezra G. Hayes that he dictated to Caroline M. Hayes. Hayes' narrative ranges from 1705 to the early 1900s. This collection was made from a copy owned by Mrs. Jacob Bauer of Lawrenceburg, Indiana in 1933 and it includes Mr. Hayes' family history, his many business pursuits, early history of Dearborn County, Indiana, and his viewpoints on the politics and elections during his lifetime. Also included are three copies of a poem...

George Saylor letter

 Collection — Folder: S1137
Identifier: S1137
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 items: a letter dated November 2, 1940, from Mrs. R.H. McCletald; a daguerreotype of George Saylor; and a handwritten letter dated May 24, 1862 addressed to Robert Blakely, Esq., from George Saylor of the 15th Indiana Regiment, regarding preparation for the Siege of Corinth, and Indiana Governor O.P. Morton’s speech before the 15th Indiana Regiment at Corinth on May 23, 1862.The letter reportedly was written by Indiana Civil War soldier George Saylor on...

Jefferson C. Davis collection

 Collection
Identifier: L041
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of Davis’s official military papers. During Davis’s time as quartermaster, the papers include receipts, bills, requisitions, and other documents relating to his Indianapolis based post (1861). As an officer in the field, Davis’s papers include official correspondence regarding duties, copies of telegrams to Gen. John C. Fremont, and military inspection reports sent to him while with the 14th Army Corps (1861 – 1865). The collection also contains correspondence...

John H. Holliday papers

 Collection — Folder: S0670
Identifier: S0670
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters, official documents and telegrams from Gov. Joseph A. Wright, Gov. Oliver P. Morton, Alexander Ramsey, William Henry Harrison Terrell, Richard Thompson, Mayor John Caven, John Coburn, J. P. Dunn and Ebenezer Dumont in Indianapolis, Indiana, excerpts from the Western Sun, and officials of the United States War Department ranging from 1850 to 1880 and undated regarding Indiana and Civil War soldiers and payments and other related business.

John H. Vajen papers

 Collection — Folder: S1334
Identifier: S1334
Scope and Contents There are five items in this collection, including a Quarter Master General account book from April 29, 1861-October 9, 1861; an envelope containing three business cards, one for J. H. Vajen, Hardware Merchant, and two alike for Joseph Curzon, Architect; letter dated July 15, 1961, to "My dear Vajen" from Oliver P. Morton, written from Washington, in which he enclosed "contracts and specifications from the quarter master for horses, wagons, ambulances, too"; a letter dated March 17, 1862, to...

John M. Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: L596
Scope and Contents This collection includes booklets, letters, photographs, maps, tintypes, newspaper clippings and realia from John M. Smith's personal collection ranging from 1790 to 1997 regarding Indiana history.

Kenneth M. Stampp collection

 Collection — Folder: S1234
Identifier: S1234
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 copies of Letters from the Washington Peace Conference of 1861, edited by Kenneth M. Stampp. The letters were originally published in “The Journal of Southern History” Vol. IX, No. 3 August 1943. The letters are to Indiana Governor Oliver P. Morton from the Convention delegates.

Knights of the Golden Circle collection

 Collection — Folder: S0353
Identifier: S0353
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 5-page manuscript Mary Adeline Denny in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 4, 1924, entitled “How the Capture of Indianapolis by the Knights of the Golden Circle, August 16, 1864, during the Civil War Was Prevented.”

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