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Captain William Shields letters

 Collection — Folder: S2685
Identifier: S2685
Scope and Contents There are four photocopied letters in this collection, written between 1861 and 1864. The early correspondence from William Shields to his brother, written from the field of battle, refers to Confederate prisoners taken and his company's proximity to the Confederate forces. Shields expresses some concern about resolution of a debt and makes reference to the expected arrival of the paymester.

James Carney certificate of disability

 Collection — Folder: S2683
Identifier: S2683
Scope and Contents This collection includes one photocopy of an unsigned certificate of disability for James Carney from the State of Indiana from 1865 regarding his inability to work and discharge from the military.

John Cashner diary

 Collection — Folder: S3049
Identifier: S3049
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopied transcription of a Civil War Era diary maintained by John Cashner during his time with Company E of the 13th Indiana Infantry Regiment. The diary begins on November 3rd, 1861 and journal entries go up to May 29th, 1862. Generally, there is a brief entry for every single day detailing the salient events that happened on that day. Topics covered include winter encampments, picket duty, items that were purchased and/or retrieved and daily camp life among...

John M. Wilson letter

 Collection — Folder: S2682
Identifier: S2682
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from John M. Wilson of Peru, Miami County, Indiana to his daughter on June 27, 1863 regarding conditions in the camp, where they will be moving next, his health and that of his company, and the dismissal of a Lieutenant for misconduct.

Kirkpatrick family collection

 Collection — Folder: S1948
Identifier: S1948
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials collected by members of the Kirkpatrick family from 1860 to 1934. The collection is primarily correspondence from Captain Thomas Kirkpatrick of Kokomo, Indiana ranging from 1863 to 1888 regarding matters of the 13th Indiana Volunteer Infantry and also includes news clippings, cards, pressed flowers, ribbons, and a scrapbook.

Montgomery Wiley letters

 Collection — Folder: S2225
Identifier: S2225
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters from Montgomery Wiley. One was written from Suffolk, Virginia on December 19, 1862 and the other from near the White House on June 30, 1863.

Silas Clark, Civil War letters

 Collection — Folder: S2162
Identifier: S2162
Scope and Contents For the most part, the collection consists of both positive and negative images of letters written by Silas Clark to David Williams and David Charters from 1861 to 1865. Little attention is given to camp life, the emphasis falling more to details of battle. Specific geographic references are given (e.g. Grafton, city of Buchanan, Huttonville, Clarksburgh, Wheeling, Rich Mountain, Monogahela River, Pensacola) although the names of states are commonly omitted. Names of persons are also provided...