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Civil War veterans reunions badges collection

 Collection — Folder: S1512
Identifier: S1512
Scope and Contents This collection includes various badges (ribbons) from regimental reunions and veterans organizations' meetings, such as the Grand Army of the Republic and the Women's Relief Corps (WRC),in Indiana ranging from 1877 to 1921. There is also a postcard to John A. Cottman from William W. Dudley in Richmond, Indiana on June 20, 1873 regarding badges of the "Iron Brigade", which included the 19th Indiana Regiment.

Civil War, Vicksburg letter

 Collection — Folder: S2691
Identifier: S2691
Scope and Contents This collection includes one letter from an unknown soldier in Vicksburg, Mississippi from June 6, 1863 regarding the Siege of Vicksburg from May-June 1863.

Edward W. Nicholson papers

 Collection — Folder: S1554
Identifier: S1554
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of certificates, statements, letters, affidavits, transcripts of marraige and death records, and muster rolls relating to the Civil War veteran's pension of Edward W. Nicholson and his widow Emily Ellen Nicholson, ranging from 1861 to 1915.

Herman Sturm papers

 Collection — Folder: S1272
Identifier: S1272
Scope and Contents Eight items are in this collection, thus: (1) certificate appointing him Lieutenant Colonel for the 54th Regiment of the Indiana Volunteer Militia, signed by Governor O. P. Morton, dated November 19, 1862; (2) Special Orders 27, dated January 14, 1863, accepting the resignation of Lieutenant Colonel H. Sturm, 54th Regiment; (3) "To Whom It May Concern" letter by Governor Morton, dated May 13, 1865, asking the military authorities for kind attention and consideration...

John M. Conyers ephemera

 Collection — Folder: S0292
Identifier: S0292
Scope and Contents This collection includes one sheet of paper, 7” x 9”, with 14 locks of hair, braided and unbraided, tied with colored ribbons presented to John M. Conyers on the day of his induction into Company G, 11th Regiment, on March 29, 1865 during the U.S. Civil War. The names of the women who contributed locks of their hair are handwritten in pencil.

John Newland collection

 Collection — Folder: S2891
Identifier: S2891
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of two documents related to the military service record of John T. Newland. The first is a copy of Newland’s first discharge certificate from Company E of the 11th Indiana Volunteers after serving a three month term. The discharge is dated August 4, 1861. The second item is a copy of the muster roll for Company D of the 79th Indiana. This document is dated April 1st, 1865. The muster roll lists and describes the men in the regiment, including personal...

Joseph Henry Livsey papers

 Collection — Folder: S0841
Identifier: S0841
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of a biographical outline provided by Charles R. Bick of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, of Joseph Livsey's service in the 11th Indiana Regiment, ranging from 1861 to 1863 and a copy of Livsey's birth certificate at Woolrich Arsenal, Kent, England.

Lakin family correspondence

 Collection — Folder: S0798
Identifier: S0798
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence between members of the Lakin family of Plainfield, Indiana ranging from 1861 to 1863. The collection includes a letter written by M. Calvert (Mary Lakin Calvert) from Plainfield to "Dear Brother" with L.S. Lakin written at the bottom (January 1, 1861); a letter written on the back of Mary's letter from J.W. Lakin (Joseph W.) to "Dear Father" and sent from Camp McCauley, Paducah, Kentucky (January 12, 1862); a letter from Plainfield from J. W. (John...

Lew Wallace letters

 Collection — Folder: S2323
Identifier: S2323
Scope and Contents This collection contains four letters written by Lew Wallace while he served as colonel of the 11th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. The first letter is dated May 2, 1861 and was sent to Indiana Governor Oliver P. Morton from headquarters regarding tendering his regiment for 3 years service. The remaining letters were sent from Wallace Barracks in Indianapolis and include a letter sent to John Vajen, Quarter-Master General of Indiana, regarding boot purchases for Wallace's men (May 4, 1861); a...

Ransom T. Young letters

 Collection — Folder: S1477
Identifier: S1477
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from members of the Young family of Indiana, including Ransom T. Young, his wife Emma, and his brothers, James M. and John C. Young, to their sister, Mary E. (Young) Jones between 1864 and 1875. There are also other Civil War letters from Hoosier soldiers and their relatives, including letters sent to James and Mary (Johnson) Briggs of Utica, Indiana from their brothers and friends, as well as two letters from J.W. Lakin to his siblings from 1861 to 1865....