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Orleans (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Caroline Depew Williamson manuscript

 Collection — Folder S1432
Identifier: S1432
Scope and Contents This three-page, typed manuscript is entitled "Recollections of My Childhood Days," written by Caroline Depew Williamson on January 3, 1897, when she was 86 years old. She begins with her birth in Virginia and move to Indiana when she was twelve years old. Caroline tells about the hazardous journey in November and December 1822. After a short stay in Paoli, the family moved to Orleans. She attended a subscription school, where her favorite teacher was Mr. Proctor. At the age of 16, she became a...
Dates: 1811-1897

Henry L. Waldrip collection

 Collection — Folder S1348
Identifier: S1348
Scope and Contents This letter is written in ink on both sides of the small piece of paper. Henry Lingle Waldrip wrote to his cousin Francis Marion Cowherd on March 23, 1862, giving "Tenn. River" as his location. Henry wrote: "My health is tolerable good but am afflicted with the same disease I was when we left home ... We are told that the whole rebels are fortifying within 40 miles of us. We understand they have 100,000 but I would advise them to evacuate and move back to island No. 10 for we are going to march...
Dates: 1862

William T. Spicely letter

 Collection — Folder S1680
Identifier: S1680
Scope and Contents The collection includes an original handwritten 2-page letter written on July 29, 1846 from Lt. William S. Spicely, 2nd Regiment, Indiana Volunteers, Fort Isabel, Texas. The letter is addressed to Mary J. Worrell, Orleans, Orange County, Indiana. In the letter Lt. Spicely expresses warm sentiment to friends of Orleans, from the "sandy desert". Names addressed in the letter include Amilia Webb, Eliza Busick, Aunt Jane Worrell, Mary Riley, Bill Riley, Preston, Mary Worrell, Rachel Glenn, and...
Dates: 1846/07/29