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Brady family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2020
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, indentures, deeds, tax receipts, and other legal documents of the Brady family of Fountain and Warren counties in Indiana ranging from 1801 to 1890. The collection includes the appraisal and auction sale documents (written in French) regarding the personal effects of James Brady that were left with Senateur Babin in Iberville, Louisiana (December, 1801); receipts and legal documents of John Brady (1811-1845) and William Brady (1838-1889); correspondence...

Charles Wesley Homsher diary

 Collection — Folder: S0677
Identifier: S0677
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of extracts from Charles Wesley Homsher's diary titled, "A Few Notes While in Andersonville Prison, Georgia" and the typewritten transcription of the diary entries. The diary relates Homsher's experiences during the Civil War from the time of his capture on July 31, 1864 at Clinton, Georgia until his release and discharge from military service in June, 1865. Also included are informational handouts from the Andersonville Prison Park - National Cemetery that...

Leeson family papers

 Collection — Folder: S1301
Identifier: S1301
Scope and Contents This collection comprises wartime letters and a document ranging from 1813 to 1865, concerning members of the Leeson family. One letter and a document concern Lieutenant __ Leeson and necessary supplies during the War of 1812. Three other letters are from Henry Clay Leeson to family regarding his military service at Vicksburg, as well as Fort Gibson, Grand Gulf, and Magnolia Bluffs, during the U.S. Civil War in 1863. There is also a letter to Major Moses D. Leeson of the 5th Indiana Cavalry on...

Zerelda Hood papers

 Collection — Folder: S0679
Identifier: S0679
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters predominantly written by James P. Dougherty to his sister, Zerelda Hood, during the Civil War from 1862 to 1865. The collection also contains letters written to Zerelda during the war by her brother William H. Dougherty, her sister, Elizabeth Beckett, Elizabeth's husband, R.T. Beckett, Mary Martha Alford of Greenfield, Indiana, and Dianna Hood. Two additional items within the collection are a writing assignment by Zerelda's daughter, Eliza Hood, from 1869 and an...