United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 469 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S0648
Collection — Folder S0722
Scope and Contents The collection contains three copies of the typed transcript of Andrew J. Johnson's diaries, ranging form 1862 to 1865, transcribed by Ralph W. and Inez Jones Johnson from Greenwood, Indiana in 1961. The transcripts include a foreword with family history, a roster of Company I, 70th Indiana Regiment, and where the regiment served.
Dates: 1862-1865, 1961
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Governor Oliver P. Morton regarding the recruitment of Black troops for Indiana regiments during the U.S. Civil War (1861-1864) and letters from Oliver P. Morton to Jacob Wright concerning the 1868 Republican National Convention from 1866 to 1868. Also included are several family letters to Jacob Wright and correspondence from a variety of national politicians to Louis T. Michener responding to his requests for them to speak in Indiana during the 1890...
Collection — Folder S2231
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains news clippings from Columbus, Evansville and Rockport, Indiana newspapers ranging from 1917 to 1929 regarding U.S. Civil War veterans and the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.). The collection also contains three volumes created by August Leich regarding the G.A.R. and Company F, 24th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Volume 1 comprises registration records from the Department of the Indiana G.A.R. annual encampment at Evansville, Indiana in May, 1916 and...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Aurelius Willoughby's Civil War diaries ranging from 1861 to 1865. Also included are discharge papers, memorabilia, and personal business papers dating from 1864 to 1917 and a manuscript history of Company H. 39th Indiana with photographs, circa 1910. The collection also includes 2 tintypes of Aurelius Willoughby, 32 cartes-de-visite depicting landmarks in Washington D.C., Georgia, and Niagra Falls, in addition to two portraits of Confederate General T. R. R. Cobb and...
Scope and Contents This collection contains Austin H. Brown’s personal and business correspondence, as well as documents of political appointments, indentures, checks, receipts, clippings, and compositions, programs and other ephemera from social and political activities such as membership to the Democratic Party and Masons organizations. The correspondence includes letters from his father, William J. Brown, his brother, George, and cousin, John Ferguson.There are also a Independent Relief Fire Co.,...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes a report from Lucile Meisel in South Bend, Indiana in 1932 regarding that year's work of the organization and a scrapbook of newspaper articles ranging from 1932 to 1939 regarding the work of the organization and the lives and deaths of the Civil War veterans living locally.
Collection — Folder S1361
Scope and Contents The collection contains one document on three full sheets and one half sheet of green paper detailing B. J. Warden’s experience at the Battle of Gettysburg during the U.S. Civil War, July 1-4, 1863.July 1, 1863 B. J. Warden was in the 4th Brigade under John R. Brook, 1st Division, 2nd Corps. The men came from Centerville across the Potomac River. He was not in the first day’s fighting, on July 1, because they stopped for muster so payrolls could be made out. They arrived in...
Collection — Folder S0056
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence between Sarah (Price) Baker and Frances C. Baker during the Civil War, F.C. Baker’s travel and war journals, and some of Henry Baker’s papers on the Indiana Roadside Council.
Dates: 1859-1864, 1961