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David Apgar papers

 Collection — Folder: S030
Identifier: S0030
Scope and Contents This collection includes official government documents for David Apgar's military discharge from the 17th Indiana Regiment, Company B ranging from 1864 to 1865 during the American Civil War.
Dates: 1864-1865

Francis Marion Van Pelt family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L168
Scope and Contents This collection contains Van Pelt family correspondence ranging from 1863 to 1929 and includes letters written by Frank, Madge and their children; letters sent to Frank's mother, Almira Van Pelt Smith, by her children and grandchildren; and letters sent by Madge's relatives in Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska. Family documents range from 1879 to 1936 and include Frank's promotion and resignation certificates from the Railway Mail Service; "The Bee-Hive" cover pages from College Temple of...
Dates: 1861-1936

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 M. Collins, Civil War diary

 Collection — Folder: S3271
Identifier: S3271
Scope and Contents This collection contains the Civil War diary (photocopy) of George M. Collins. It begins on January 13, 1865 and continues until July 15, 1865. There are a few sporadic entries and notes after that date. In his diary, Collins discusses life in the camps, hunger, sickness, disease, his desire to return home, and the capture of Jefferson Davis. He also commented on the people, particularly slaves, that he meets during his service. The diary also includes his monthly expenditures for June and...
Dates: 1864-1865

John T. Wilder papers

 Collection
Identifier: L276
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence to John T. Wilder during the U.S. Civil War written by family, friends, officials, and soldiers. Also included are official war time documents, topographical maps, some correspondence with Civil war veterans, and a few documents related to Wilder’s business interests in Tennessee.

There are also two oversize folders containing: two commissions and a report ranging from 1861 to 1863 (OB055); and maps, 1862-1864 (OBC001).
Dates: 1858-2002

Mrs. F.W. Harrold collection

 Collection — Folder: S602
Identifier: S0602
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence and materials of the Wagner and Waymire families, largely related to the U.S. Civil War, ranging from 1861 to 1928, including muster rolls of the 17th Indiana Regiment, correspondence regarding the Waymire brothers of the 124th and 135th Indiana Regiment, correspondence of Captain J.H. Wagner, a Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) badge, and other Civil War-related correspondence.
Dates: 1861-1928

Thomas N. McClung papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2628
Scope and Contents This collection includes thirty-four letters written by Thomas N. McClung while he was a Union soldier during the Civil War to his family. Also included are three photographs, one newspaper clipping, and a copy of the "History of the Seventeenth Indiana: It's Marches and Battles."
Dates: 1861-1931

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