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Carl A. Zenor Civil War collection

 Collection — Folder: S1957
Identifier: S1957
Scope and Contents This collection contains American Civil War documents collected by Carl A. Zenor ranging from 1862 to 1963 and includes an incomplete copy of the Touch the Elbow Songster (1862); a typewritten transcript of a letter sent to Francis M. Busby of Lebanon, Indiana from Edward Reynolds at the headquarters of the 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division near Atlanta, Georgia (July 31, 1864); a photocopy of an army pass granted to Busby to travel to Alabama and signed by Governor...
Dates: 1862-1963

Carl E. Austin collection

 Collection
Identifier: L275
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents related to the Austin family. Items include a school journal, songs and poems written by Carl Austin, Sr. A miscellaneous folder also contains a card from the Progressive Spiritualist Church, his work done during elementary school and a memo listing the owners of 340 W. 30th Street from 1930 to 1961.This collection also contains information about his son, Carl E. Austin, Jr. This includes his military service records, notes taken while a student at...
Dates: 1913-1961

Daniel Hill and James T. C. Watson collection

 Collection — Folder: S3111
Identifier: S3111
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers concerning Daniel Hill and James T. C. Watson ranging from 1861 to 1865 regarding their service with the Union army during the U.S. CIvil War. The documents include a record for Hill's military service; discharge papers for Daniel Hill in 1862, 1864, and 1865; a letter to Watson acknowledgement of Special Order 60; discharge papers for James T. L. Watson in 1865; and a record of enlistment for James T. L. Watson from 1900.
Dates: 1861-1865, 1900

David L. Elliott collection

 Collection
Identifier: L051
Scope and Contents The collection contains U.S. Civil War materials of David L. Elliott. Included are family correspondence, discharge papers, family photographs, bible, receipts, distribution rolls, certificates, ribbons of reunions, political campaign badges, and a Civil War diary (1864–1865). The collection also contains a history of the Battle of Chickamauga by Captain J.C. McElroy.
Dates: 1845-1910

Forrest L. Spencer collection

 Collection — Folder: S1227
Identifier: S1227
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence and papers pertaining to the Nelson, Sturgis, and Bailiff families ranging from 1840 to 1892 in Jennings County, Indiana, Ohio, Maryland, and Kansas. The papers include U.S. Civil War letters and a military discharge from George Nelson (1861-1863), documents relating to Susan Bailey, Martha A. Sturgis, and E. Blanchard (1877-1878), and a wedding invitation (1892).
Dates: 1840-1892

General William Harrison Kemper papers

 Collection
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

George W. Roberts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L579
Scope and Contents The George W. Roberts collection includes two Civil War diaries, correspondence, a coffee can, and spoon belonging to George W. Roberts; annual encampment ribbons, Grand Army of the Republic awards and ribbons, and miscellaneous Civil War insignia ranging from circa 1861 to 1914. The collection also includes membership and meeting ribbons from his daughter, Eva Roberts Courtney, who was president of the Woman’s Relief Corps during 1943-1944. Also included are transcriptions of George W....
Dates: 1861-1943

John McCrea collection

 Collection — Folder: S2114
Identifier: S2114
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents related to John McCrea dated from 1851 to 1867. Included are an appointment of John McCrea as attorney to Thomas Wells and Shubel Blanding, McCrea's military discharge, and two pieces of correspondence on a single sheet of paper, one to McCrea regarding a shipment of home furnishings from Cincinnati.
Dates: 1851-1867

Mathew M. Salisbury papers

 Collection — Folder: S1754
Identifier: S1754
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter and two documents regarding Mathew M. Salisbury's service in the U.S. Civil War. The letter is from the Benjamin C. Wright & Co. and was sent on June 17, 1887 in response to a request by Mr. Salisbury for a copy of his discharge from Company K, 2nd Cavalry, 41st Regiment. His August 5, 1862 discharge paper was sent with the letter and is included in the collection. The second document is Salisbury's discharge paper from the 24th Battery, Indiana Light...
Dates: 1862-1887

Perkins and Vert family papers

 Collection — Folder: S0795
Identifier: S0795
Scope and Contents This collection includes an inventory of the personal estate of William Perkins of Lawrence County, Indiana (January 31, 1853); an indenture from James Hall of Indianapolis to John F. Vert of Marion County, Indiana regarding a lease of a sawmill in Lawrence Township in Marion County (June 27, 1853); a discharge paper for William H. Vert after completing his one year service with Company B, 150th Illinois Infantry Regiment (January 16, 1866); and a letter written by Lurania Goodman from Grayson...
Dates: 1853-1895

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