United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 377 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S1536
Scope and Contents This collection consists of six items, beginning with "The Dying Drummer Boy" narrative by Joshua Burrows, New Albany, Indiana, published in the Indianapolis Journal on December 5, 1862. The four-page typed story tells about Jerry, a drummer boy from the 101st Indiana Regiment, who died of fever in Lebanon, Kentucky. Mr. Burrows served as his nurse, and wrote the story on November 25, 1862.The 2nd item is a two-sided, printed order No. 20 from Headquarters of the Fourth Army Corps...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains seven items pertaining to the history of the 27th Indiana Regiment and its members who served during the U.S. Civil War, ranging from 1864 to 1926.The roster lists the names of veterans with their address and remarks. There are columns headed with years from 1885 through 1898, and check marks to show attendance at reunions. Although the book is in poor condition, the entries are legible in ink and pencil. Pages 1 through 99 list the soldiers alphabetically...
Collection — Folder S3135
Scope and Contents The collection includes one undated, incomplete letter, whose contents fall into two parts. Pages 1 and 2 speak of “old buckners army”, the cold, and remark on the 93 members of the guard having to shoot their guns every morning. This first half of the letter closes with instructions to write to: “34th Regt. Ind. Vol. [,] Company A[,] in care of Capt. Wm. Twaim…Louisville, Ky.” The second half of the letter, pages 3 and 4, makes remarks on the character of the Rebels and reports that the author...
Collection — Folder S3427
Scope and Contents This collection contains one memorial sheet about the monument dedicated to the 44th Indiana Regiment on the battlefield of Shiloh in Tennessee. There is a picture of Nicholas Ensley of Company "K" standing next to the monument.
Collection — Folder S3033
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photocopies of three log books or morning books for Company B of the 66th Regiment of Indiana Infantry, which collectively date from October 17, 1862 to June 31, 1865. The three-page layout for reach monthly segment of entries in the books provides columns for duty, special duty, extra duty, daily duty, sick roll, those under arrest or confined, horses (number serviceable, number not serviceable), total number of commissioned officers, total number of enlisted men,...
Collection — Folder S3426
Collection — Folder S2518
Collection — Folder S2611
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of letters and other documents relating to the transfer of the monument of the 84th Indiana located 1 ½ mile east of McAfee Church, in Catoosa County, Georgia, to the spot at the Chickamauga Park, which the Regiment occupied on September 19, 1863. Attached to the April 22, 1910 letter from the Engineer of the Park is a copy of the War Department rules about monuments in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Park. That one-page printed sheet is dated...
Collection — Folder S3464
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of the petition created by Abraham Browning and members of the New Jersey clergy sent to the United States government to demand that the clergy remain free from conscription. Inside the petition is a letter from Browning instructing members to sign the petition. The document was created May 26, 1864 on New Jersey and the interior letter written July 1, 1864.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection includes Abram Hendricks’ correspondence on Indiana politics (1859-1870); minutes of the Indianapolis Committee of Safety during the 1877 railroad strike; letters of Heinrich Schliemann to Hendricks & Hord regarding his property in Indianapolis (1870-1871); Hendricks’ receipts and invoices for personal expenses, particularly clothing, in Madison (1851-1866); a chart of the organization of the Union Army at Vicksburg (1863); papers of the Indianapolis Insurance Company...