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Benjamin Williams diary

 Collection — Folder: S3050
Identifier: S3050
Scope and Contents The collection includes two items, a photocopied Civil War diary kept by Williams and a photocopy from a Gibson County history with a history of the 91st Regiment. The diary dates from October 12, 1861 to July 1, 1864. The entries vary from short entries of one or two sentences to lengthy retrospective essays. Early 1863 references concern travel by steamer on the Ohio River in the area of Evansville, Indiana, and Henderson and Spottsville, Kentucky. Afterwards, Williams’ company briefly...

Capt. Edmund Engle Civil War diaries

 Collection
Identifier: L410
Scope and Contents The collection contains Photostats of muster rolls, a marriage license, and other government papers of Capt. Edmund Engle. Along with the official military documents, the collection also contains four diaries written by Engle. The diaries span from 1864 to 1866 and focuses primarily on his day-to-day activities like marching, encampment, and the general health of other soldiers.

Charles L. White diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1390
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a World War I diary, a photograph, and other items from Charles L. White, ranging from 1918 to 1919, during World War I. The diary contains White's account of military life, including trials of army life in France, specifically mentioning the food, weather, and living conditions. There are also a photocopy and a typed transcript copy of the diary, as well as a small photograph, positive print and negative, of a soldier, a document to his mother, and a French war bond...

Civil War diary of 9th Cavalry

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2615
Scope and Contents In folder one, there are two diaries, one without a cover, and in folder two is a typed transcription by Susan Traux dated 1999. The author of the diaries is either Robert Young (according to Susan Traux) or James L. DuBois (according to David Frost). Both Robert and James were mustered out on August 28, 1865, which is confirmed by the diary entry on Sunday, August 27, 1865: “Set mustered out at 4 PM.” On August 28, he wrote: “Spend the forenoon in preparing to move homeward.”David...

Claude M. Gray papers

 Collection
Identifier: L540
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, military documents, such as telegrams, transport orders, and bulletins, pay record book, tickets, identification cards, Gray's World War I diary, World War I photographs and postcards, Rose Polytechnic Institute school materials, recommendation letters, service records, photocopies of newsclippings, autobiographical materials, memorials, insurance vouchers, a charcoal drawing of Gray during WWI, and realia from World War I and Rose Polytechnic Institute...

Edward S. Scott journal

 Collection — Folder: S1154
Identifier: S1154
Scope and Contents The collection includes a signed, typed transcript of Edward S. Scott’s journal, February 9-18, 1864, describing his attempted escape from Libby Prison in Richmond Virginia through the Yankee tunnel with over 100 other prisoners of war.

Everette R. Johnson memoir

 Collection — Volume: V415
Identifier: V415
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a three ring binder of photographs and typed descriptions of Johnson's Navy experiences during World War II, and the history of the ship, U.S.S. Mizar before, during, and after the War.

Francis Marion Leavell diary transcript

 Collection — Folder: S3250
Identifier: S3250
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcription of the Civil War diary of Francis Marion Leavell ranging from 1862 August to 1863 August. The diary consists of short, almost daily entires concerning the activities of Leavell and the 73rd Indiana Regiment.

George Edward Finney, Civil War diary transcript

 Collection — Folder: S2863
Identifier: S2863
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed transcription of Finney's pocket diary, which dates from January 1-December 31, 1863. Finney records in brief entries the daily activities of his military unit. The entires provide comments on camp life, Finney's duties, trips away from his military unit (including visits to Indianapolis and with his family), destinations of marches, visiting officers, and rumors of victory and defeat. Among specific events reported are the witnessing of a court martial, the...

Harry Watts collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1372
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed diary from Harry Watts in the United States ranging from 1861/07/15 -\to 1865/08 regarding history of unit and the American Civil War.

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