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Amory K. Allen letters

 File — Folder: S016
Identifier: S0016
Scope and Contents This collections contains letters (copy) written by Amory K. Allen to his wife during the Civil War. They were photo statically copied in 1935 by the Indiana State Library and were published in the Indiana Magazine of History in December of that same year. In these letters, Allen tells his wife about life as a soldier. In his last letter, he complains of a shoulder wound he received while serving in the Union Army. He also briefly mentions the death of President Lincoln, and how he had been...
Dates: 1861-1865

Erasmus C. Gilbreath, Civil War account

 Collection — Folder: S2594
Identifier: S2594
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopy of the Civil War account of Erasmus C. Gilbreath dated January 16, 1898.
Dates: 1898/01/16

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.
Dates: 1862-1915

James H. Luther collection

 Collection
Identifier: L094
Scope and Contents The collection primarily contains Luther family correspondence, including Civil War letters from James H. Luther's three sons while in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Tennessee. Also included are letters from Luther's children working in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Iowa, Minnesota, Colorado, and California, as well as letters written to James’ wife while attempting to establish a business in San Francisco, California (1869–1870). Additional correspondence includes letters from John E. Luther to...
Dates: 1861-1889

John Wesley Williams papers

 Collection — Folder: S2550
Identifier: S2550
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents regarding the Civil War service of John Wesley Williams and Thomas Sumner, including an 1862 muster roll for Company C, 20th Indiana Regiment; a September 27, 1862 general order by Brigadier General E. Dumont from the headquarters at Louisville; an August 14, 1862 certificate of appointment of Thomas Sumner as 1st lieutenant and adjutant of the 87th Indiana Regiment signed by Governor Oliver P. Morton; documents regarding Sumner's discharge for disability...
Dates: 1862-1898

Joshua Lewis reminiscences

 Collection — Folder: S0861
Identifier: S0861
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typewritten copy of Joshua Lewis's reminiscences that he wrote in February of 1905. The manuscript was dedicated to James Madison Lewis and the copy was made September 11, 1952 for Harold Lewis. In the manuscript, Lewis relates biographical information and his experiences serving with Company H, 20th Indiana Infantry during the U.S. Civil War. Some of the battles he describes include his eyewitness account of the March 8-9, 1862 Battle of Hampton Roads, also know as...
Dates: 1952/09/11

Thomas H. B. Sibel collection

 Collection — Folder: S2213
Identifier: S2213
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of letters written by Thomas H.B. Sibel and sent to his father and family from August 1861 to July 1863 during his service with the 20th Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War. Other photocopied items in the collection include a June 11, 1843 letter sent to Aaron Black of Newtown, Indiana from his brother M. Black of Lawrenceburg; October 1853 letters written by William and Catharine Howe from Polk County, Oregon Territory and sent to friends in Newtown...
Dates: 1843-1863