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James Nixon Civil War discharge paper

 Collection — Folder: S2919
Identifier: S2919
Scope and Contents This collection includes the January 10, 1866 discharge paper of James Nixon from Company M, 1st Indiana Heavy Artillery following the end of the Civil War. On the back of the document a note was added that states, "Given to F.G. McCormack by: Mrs. Sarah J. Bechner who received it from James S. Nixon at Arlington, IND. June - 1867, to be kept for him, but no trace of him has been found since that time. 9-21-1921." The collection also has an envelope with James Nixon, H.H.(?) Daugherty, and...
Dates: 1866/01/10

John C. Repine letters

 Collection — Folder: S1108
Identifier: S1108
Scope and Contents There are two photocopied letters in this collection. The first letter is to "Dear Uncle" dated August 1863 and is signed Sallie E. Repine, with a one-page note to "Dear Sister" from J. C. Repine. The second letter is dated May 1, 1865, from De Balls Bluff, Arkansas, to Sister from J. C. Repine. He tells her that he is looking forward to being discharged from the army, "but the death of the president may prolong the rebellion but I hope it will hurry it..." He added: "it is a miserable life to...
Dates: 1863-1865

Lazarus Noble collection

 Collection
Identifier: L117
Scope and Contents The collection contains Lazarus Noble’s business correspondence and papers from 1860 to 1868, when Noble lived in Indianapolis. Included are correspondence relating to the Indianapolis Copper Mining Company for which Noble was an investor. Also included are letters regarding business interests in Vincennes, requests for assistance in obtaining state and federal appoints, a 1865 family vacation to Montreal (Canada), and Civil War related letters.
Dates: 1860-1869