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Found in 235 Collections and/or Records:

James M. VanHook collection

Identifier: L308
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents compiled by James M. VanHook during his activities with the Freemasons, the Samuel Simonson Post No. 226 of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.), and the Clark County Historical Society (1783-1917). The collection includes land grants, indentures, and other legal documents from Charlestown and Clark County, Indiana; biographical and historical sketches; historical information about Blazing Star Masonic Lodge and the Charlestown Methodist...
Dates: 1796-1907, undated

James Nelson Shepherd collection

Identifier: L311
Scope and Contents This collection contains James Nelson Shepherd's Bible (1855); his pocket diary (1861-1866) with entries from his service in the Civil War and his personal accounts; his letters to his fiancée, Arminda Rhyan of New Goshen, Vigo County, Indiana and a couple of her needlepoint items, with one using human hair (1860-1862); Civil War letters to Shepherd from his brothers, Thomas E. Shepherd of the 31st Indiana and Edgar M. Shepherd from home (1862); Shepherd's farm ledgers (1864-1866), including...
Dates: 1855-1958, undated

James R. Slack collection

Identifier: L145
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence from James R. Slack to his wife Ann in Huntington, Indiana during the U.S. Civil War. Also included is his diary, written during the siege of Mobile, Alabama (March-May 1865) and other family correspondence and business papers.
Dates: 1837-1882

James W. Daniels diary

 Collection — Folder S2601
Identifier: S2601
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten transcription of a diary kept by James W. Daniels when he served with the 4th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry during the U.S. Civil War. Ranging from September 1861 to December 1862, his entries are narratives of the movements and actions of his regiment.
Dates: 1861-1862

Jane Frazier diary

 Collection — Folder S2988
Identifier: S2988
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a typed transcription of a portion of a diary with the title "Great-Grandmother of Goods and Hildebradt Tells of Her Capture and Release by Indians 2 Centuries Ago." The diary from which this 5-page typed transcription is taken was in the possession of John Good and his brothers near Lockport, a few miles west of Logansport, Indiana. The diary recounts Jane Frazier's captrue by Miami Indians, her treatment by those Indians, her adoption into the tribe, her escape...
Dates: 1755-1815, undated

Jefferson C. Davis collection

Identifier: L041
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of Jefferson C. Davis’s official military papers. During Davis’s time as quartermaster, the papers include receipts, bills, requisitions, and other documents relating to his Indianapolis based post (1861). As an officer in the field, Davis’s papers include official correspondence regarding duties, copies of telegrams to Gen. John C. Fremont, and military inspection reports sent to him while with the 14th Army Corps (1861–1865). The collection also contains...
Dates: 1849-1875

Jeremiah Hershey papers

Identifier: L068
Scope and Contents This collection includes 47 autographed, signed diaries from Jere Hershey in Vincennes, Indiana ranging from 1873 to 1922 regarding business and personal matters.
Dates: 1873-1922

Jesse B. Connelly collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0289
Scope and Contents The first of the three folders contains a handwritten copy of Mr. Connelly's Civil War diary as well as small, original diary from 1863. The second folder contains a copy of the transcript compiled by his daughter. The third folder contains the original transcript.The diary begins in August 1861 and goes to September 1863. During his service, Lt. Connelly fought under General Grant at Fort Donelson; at the Battle of Shiloh; at the siege of Corinth; and was in General Buell's army...
Dates: 1861-1863

Job Barnard, Civil War diary

 Collection — Volume V026
Identifier: V026
Scope and Contents This is one volume titled “Diary of a Soldier” by Job Barnard. There is also a note stating “Printed by Charles Arthur Barnard, 1893”. The diary is typed and is 106 pages long. The diary opens with Barnard joining Company K of the 73rd Indiana Infantry in 1862 and concludes with his mustering out in the middle of 1865. The diary consists of semi daily entries of varying lengths. Some entries are only a sentence or two long while others last for a page or more.
Dates: 1862-1865

Joe S. Taylor, World War I diary

 Collection — Folder S2467
Identifier: S2467
Scope and Contents This collection includes one "a line a day" diary from Sgt. Joe S. Taylor in the United States from 1918 regarding World War I and his day to day activities and one blank Oshkosh B'Gosh notebook.
Dates: 1918