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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 479 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth J. Roby papers

 Collection — Folder S625
Identifier: S0625
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.
Dates: 1855-1868

Elizabeth Shaw Smith papers

 Collection — Folder S2261
Identifier: 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....
Dates: 1862-1897

Ellen Keeney papers

 Collection — Folder S758
Identifier: S0758
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of letters from James W. and Manly [Manlie] Leak in Washington, D.C. and Missouri ranging from 1865 to 1917 regarding James W. Leak.
Dates: 1865-1917

Ellis Lawrence personal narrative

 Collection — Folder S0811
Identifier: 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.
Dates: 1862/09/13

Emma C. Ziegler papers

 Collection — Folder S1473
Identifier: S1473
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter copy from Emma C. Ziegler in Noblesville, Indiana on 1962/08/05 regarding a Civil War record.
Dates: 1962/08/05

Erasmus C. Gilbreath, Civil War account

 Collection — Folder S2594
Identifier: S2594
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopy of the Civil War account of Erasmus C. Gilbreath dated January 16, 1898.
Dates: 1898/01/16

Erasmus W. Reed letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2239
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.
Dates: 1861-1864

Ezra G. Hayes personal narrative

 Collection — Folder S614
Identifier: S0614
Scope and Contents This collection contains three typewritten copies of the life story of Ezra G. Hayes that he dictated to Caroline M. Hayes. Hayes' narrative ranges from 1705 to the early 1900s. This collection was made from a copy owned by Mrs. Jacob Bauer of Lawrenceburg, Indiana in 1933 and it includes Mr. Hayes' family history, his many business pursuits, early history of Dearborn County, Indiana, and his viewpoints on the politics and elections during his lifetime. Also included are three copies of a poem...
Dates: circa 1910

Fannie Howes Campbell letters

 Collection — Folder S0209
Identifier: S0209
Scope and Contents The July 6 letter with no year, written to “My Dear Husband and Mother,” has an addition in pencil by another writer, after Fannie’s message in ink. The other writer mentions that Fannie is getting better, and the doctor thinks she has an “ulceration of the womb.”In another undated letter, Fannie wrote: “I wish you would write to Sam – Memphis, Tenn. – 81st Reg. Illinois. Vol. – Gen. [John A.] Logan’s Division.” Another letter with only Feb. 8 but no year says: “Last night the baby...
Dates: 1852-1897

Fanny Hudelson collection

 Collection — Folder S1868
Identifier: S1868
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, documents and receipts of the Hudelson and Hinds families, including a bill of sale between John Jones and Samuel Hinds of Bourbon County, Kentucky for a "negro girl" (December 18, 1795); receipts of Francis and Elizabeth Hinds (1826-1849); a notice of transfer draft payable at the Branch of the Northern Bank of Kentucky at Louisville for $150,000 signed by Treasury Secretary Levi Woodbury (July 20, 1836); letters written by Francis I. Hudelson and sent...
Dates: 1795-1863, 1929