United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 466 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S0245
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostat copies of 2 letters sent to Elisha Chamberlain of Vernon Township, Washington County, Indiana. The first letter was written September 8, 1862 by Augustine Elliott and sent from Helena, Arkansas while he served in 24th Indiana Infantry Regiment. The second letter was written April 16, 1865 by John Smith Ruberson, a former resident of Washington County, and sent from Springfield, Illinois.
Collection — Folder S0589
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter written by Eliza A. Hardy to her cousin on February 12, 1863. She mentions letters she received from her brothers, Morris and Sol, and from Dave Morton and Libe (?) who were all serving in Company A, 16th Indiana Regiment. She relates some of what the soldiers were experiencing while traveling "down the river", mentions Arkansas Post, and that she is talking of "going as a nurse to Memphis."
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters to Hannah Johnson from George Johnson of the 65th Ohio Regiment and Amos Johnson of the 4th Ohio Regiment. Also included are other Civil War letters from Hamilton County and the 46th Indiana Regiment. The collection also has school papers, teachers’ licenses, certificates of the Mapel Oil Company, Terre Haute, Indiana and advertisements for lectures and theatrical performances in the area.There is also an oversize shares certificate which belonged...
Collection — Folder S625
Scope and Contents This collection consists of family letters primarily written to Elizabeth J. Roby, a resident of Salem, Washington County, Indiana from her cousins, William and Agnes Scott, of Smyrna, Iowa and from other family living in Xenia, Illinois ranging from 1855 to 1868 regarding farm life and family news. Also included in the collection are some of the original envelopes with postage stamps, two receipts, and an envelope with scraps of dress goods.
Collection — Folder S2261
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of correspondence of Elizabeth Shaw Smith, including a July 2, 1862 letter sent by Frederick Thiebaud from Camp Morton, Indianapolis; an October 15, 1863 letter from her friend Mollie Peelman; a February 25, 1864 letter sent by J. (Jesse) D. Hall from Camp Carrington at Indianapolis; two letter sent by Hall from Fort Pulaski, Tennessee in May 1864 and on June 12, 1864 while serving with the 10th Indiana Cavalry; a June 25, 1865 letter sent by O. (Oliver) M....
Collection — Folder S758
Collection — Folder S0811
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handwritten account by Ellis Lawrence, dated September 13, 1862, describing his experiences during the "Siege of Cincinnati" in the Civil War. Due to his Quaker faith, Lawrence refused to participate in any military activity for the defense of the city. His account describes the beliefs of the Quakers and his arrest, detainment and treatment by the guards during his short confinement during September 10-13, 1862.
Collection — Folder S1473
Collection — Folder S2594
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 60 letters written by Erasmus W. Reed and sent to his family while he served in Company B, 96th Pennsylvania volunteer infantry during the U.S. Civil War. Ranging from October 1861 to July 30, 1864, the letters were written mostly from camps in Maryland and Virginia, but one was written "on the road between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, Pa." Three letters in the collection are undated and three others are undated and incomplete.