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General William Harrison Kemper papers

Identifier: S0769
Scope and Contents This collection contains items related to General William Harrison Kemper's Civil War service including his army diary dated from April 22, 1861 to August 3, 1861, a list of volunteers from Decatur County, Indiana who enlisted in Company B, 7th Regiment Indiana Volunteers, Kemper's discharge certificate from the regiment dated August 2, 1861, Kemper's certificates of promotion to assistant surgeon from February, 1863, and his discharge from service certificate dated May 5,1863. Also included...
Dates: 1854-1922

Robert H. Milroy letter

 Collection — Folder: S0967
Identifier: S0967
Scope and Contents This collection contains an October 14, 1861 letter written by Col. Robert H. Milroy and addressed to the editors of the Cincinnati Daily Times regarding an October 8th article that mentioned that "The Seventh Indiana broke and ran, their officers endeavoring in vain to stop them" during the Battle of Greenbrier on October 3rd. Milroy, a colonel serving with the 9th Indiana Volunteers during the battle, declared that the statement was incorrect and the 7th "acquitted themselves honorably and...
Dates: 1861/10/14