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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 472 Collections and/or Records:

E. A. Jackson memoir

 Collection — Folder S711
Identifier: S0711
Scope and Contents Nine pages are typed on legal-sized paper. E. A. Jackson begins his narrative with his enlistment in the Confederate Army at Yazoo City, Mississippi, on March 28, 1861, and ends with June 2, 1865 when he reached home. He ends the reminiscence with the question: “Did any Confederate soldier serve longer than that?”Pvt. Jackson tells about taking federal prisoners at Santa Rosa Island, on July 19, 1861. He missed the Battle of Shiloh because he had not reenlisted, after his one-year...
Dates: 1861-1865

Ebenezer Dumont papers

 Collection — Folder S387
Identifier: S0387
Scope and Contents This collection includes three articles from the Indianapolis Star dated November 21, 22, and 23, 1928, by Kate Milner Rabb in her column "A Hoosier Listening Post." Ms. Rabb reprints sections of a letter originally published in the Indianapolis Journal on July 21, 1861 in which Col. Ebenezer Dumont reported on the Battle of Carrick's Ford of Cheat River, on July 13, 1861. The series over three days gives battle information and lists soldiers who participated in the battle. The November 23,...
Dates: 1861

Edmund Engle Civil War diaries and papers

 Collection
Identifier: L410
Scope and Contents The collection contains photostats of muster rolls, a marriage license, and other government papers of Captain Edmund Engle ranging from 1856 to 1880. 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.
Dates: 1856-1880

Edward Doyle collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3295
Scope and Contents The collection consists of four documents, dated 1886 to 1937, relating to the lives of Edward Doyle and Mary (Kilslee) Doyle.

Includes a naturalization paper of Edward Doyle, issued by the First District Court of New Orleans, State of Louisiana dated October 26, 1852. Also, a discharge from the 150th Indiana Infantry dated August 5, 1865 (B056).
Dates: 1852-1937

Edward Doyle Frayne papers

 Collection — Folder S487
Identifier: S0487
Scope and Contents This collection includes original, autographed, signed letters from Edward Doyle Frayne ranging from 1862 to 1867 regarding family matters.
Dates: 1862-1867

Edward Henderson letters

 Collection — Folder S632
Identifier: S0632
Scope and Contents This collection includes two short letters from Edward Henderson to his wife, Cathern (Catherine ?), from Camp Narrows, Giles County, Virginia during the U.S. Civil War, dated April 14 and December 12, 1864, regarding his well being and his living conditions. In his first letter, he mentions moving up Wolf Creek, then to Princeton, and Red Sulphur and that Beckley's Battalion is with them. In his second letter, Henderson mentions the cold weather, the food, and the "scarcity of clothing."
Dates: 1864

Edward L. Andrews letter

 Collection — Folder S027
Identifier: S0027
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from Edward L. Andrews in Indianapolis, Indiana to his mother, Sarah E. Andrews, on June 14, 1863 regarding watch duties, the capturing of Confederates, and treason while serving with the Union army during the American Civil War.
Dates: 1863/06/14

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, dated 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.
Dates: 1864

Edward W. Nicholson papers

 Collection — Folder S1554
Identifier: S1554
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of certificates, statements, letters, affidavits, transcripts of marraige and death records, and muster rolls relating to the Civil War veteran's pension of Edward W. Nicholson and his widow Emily Ellen Nicholson, ranging from 1861 to 1915.
Dates: 1861-1915

Edwin L. Billings collection

 Collection — Folder S0115
Identifier: S0115
Scope and Contents The collection contains a photocopy of a notebook of Captain Edwin L. Billings of the 57th Regiment of Indiana Volunteers. In the book is a roster of soldiers in the regiment, accounts, discharge records, a journal with the activities of the regiment, and the weather for the day.
Dates: 1862-1863