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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 485 Collections and/or Records:

David I. McCormick papers

 Collection — Folder S869
Identifier: S0869
Scope and Contents This collection includes a discharge certificate, a catalogue of flags carried by Indiana regiments in the Mexican, Civil, and Spanish-American wars, and a typed autobiography from David I. McCormick in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1898 to 1929, regarding personal reminiscences, family history, Owen County, politics, the Civil War, and the Spanish-American War.
Dates: 1898-1929

David L. Elliott collection

 Collection
Identifier: L051
Scope and Contents The collection contains U.S. Civil War materials of David L. Elliott. Included are family correspondence, discharge papers, family photographs, a Bible, receipts, distribution rolls, certificates, reunion ribbons, political campaign badges, and a Civil War diary (1864–1865). The collection also contains a history of the Battle of Chickamauga by Captain J. C. McElroy. There is also an 1865 muster-out roll for the 75th Regiment and Warren County postmaster appointment certificates from 1898 and...
Dates: 1845-1910

David Moreland, Jr. papers

 Collection — Folder S2427
Identifier: S2427
Scope and Contents This collection comprises 17 letters from David Moreland to his brother Henry Moreland in Howard County, Indiana ranging from 1862 to 1865, during his service in the Union army during the U.S. Civil War, regarding his views on the war and politics with mentions of David's family. There is also a photocopied 1905 newspaper article about Justice of the Peace Henry L. Moreland.
Dates: 1862-1865; 1905

Dixie O'Connor collection

 Collection — Folder S1024
Identifier: S1024
Scope and Contents This collection includes a Civil War sutlers check found by Dixie O'Connor at the Wilson's Creek Battlefield near Republic, Missouri. The token was given to a soldier in the 22nd Indiana Volunteer Regiment and it was "good for 25 cent in goods." The collection includes the October 25, 1963 letter O'Connor sent with the sutlers check to the Indiana State Library. His letter describes how and where he found the token and offers his speculation about how it got there (the 22nd did not take part in...
Dates: circa 1861-1862, 1963

Dorothy Dignam collection

 Collection — Folder S0359
Identifier: S0359
Scope and Contents This collection includes two items: a circular letter from Brevet Brigadier General Reuben Williams to members of the 12th Indiana Regimant on June 19, 1865 and a letter from an unknown woman to her son Fred on October 31, 1902 regarding famly news, health, and voting.
Dates: 1865, 1902

Dumin Labertew Civil War diary

 Collection — Volume V575
Identifier: V575
Scope and Contents This collection includes a leather-bound diary from Dumin Labertew in the United States, ranging from July 1864 to June 1865, regarding his service with Company B, 59th Indiana Infantry Regiment. The diary includes information on daily marching orders, living conditions, and activities, as well as an account of money owed to him by other soldiers.
Dates: 1864-1865

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