United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 466 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes stereograph cards from C. L. Jenney and Company, Frank M. Lackey, and R. Gordon in Indianapolis, Indiana and Sterro-Photo Co. in Dolgeville, New York, ranging from circa 1861 to 1916 regarding an enacted scene of a Union soldier leaving and returning to his paramour during the U.S. Civil War; the Indiana centennial pageant in Riverside Park in Indianapolis in October, 1916; and the exterior and interior of Pierce-Vinton-Krull house in Indianapolis.
Dates: circa 1861-1916
Collection — Folder S2613
Scope and Contents This collection includes a charter for the Subordinate Union Club No. 6 issued by the Subordinate Union Club of Indiana in Indianapolis, dated June 16, 1862, authorizing present officers and members in Illinois to “do and perform all and every such acts and things appertaining to the U.C. organization, as have been and ought to be done for the safety and support of the Union...” The document has a handwritten notation at the top from J. H. Oakwood on May 29, 1890. There is also a transcript...
Collection — Folder S1352
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, both photocopies as well as four original letters from Susan Wallace ranging from 1861 to 1892 regarding the U.S. Civil War, family life, her husband's writing career, and politics. There are also a hand-written biography of Susan E. Wallace, beginning with her birth in 1830, and continuing through 1874 and two newspaper clippings, one from The Inter Ocean (undated) and one labeled Triple...
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 sets of photocopies of Sydney C. Kerksis's typescript, "Action at Gilgal Church, Georgia, June 15-16, 1864." The typescript includes a narrative of the action, official reports, extracts of regimental reports, regimental histories and extracts from Civil War diaries. Pages 41, 50-51 of the typescript are missing. Also included in the collection is a booklet entitled, "Twelve Views of the Indianapolis Flood of March 1913 Taken by a Daring Photographer During the Worst...
Dates: 1864, 1913
Collection — Folder OBC080
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents certifying that Taylor Landers was honorably discharged from the United States Army after serving during the Civil War and a certificate of appreciation for honorable service from President Lincoln.
Collection — Folder S1001
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typewritten history of the 83rd Indiana Volunteer Regiment, the Vicksburg campaign, and a list of men earning the Medal of Honor for action at Vicksburg compiled by Thelma Murphy ca. 1963. The collection includes photocopies of the pension records, ranging from 1864-1936, for the following Medal of Honor recipients: Clinton L. Armstrong (1845-1899); Thomas A. Blasdel (1843-1932); William W. Chisman (1844-1925); John Wesley Conaway (1843-1913); David H. Helms...
Dates: circa 1963
Collection — Folder S2048
Scope and Contents The collections contains letters sent by Theodore Cowen to his parents, sister Semeramia, and brother Harris, in Warsaw, Indiana, between 1863 and 1864, while he served throughout Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Also included is a resolution by the Soldiers Aid Society in Warsaw, and a poem about the Civil War entitled, “Why I Don’t Join the Veterans”.
Collection — Folder S2213
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of letters written by Thomas H.B. Sibel and sent to his father and family from August 1861 to July 1863 during his service with the 20th Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War. Other photocopied items in the collection include a June 11, 1843 letter sent to Aaron Black of Newtown, Indiana from his brother M. Black of Lawrenceburg; October 1853 letters written by William and Catharine Howe from Polk County, Oregon Territory and sent to friends in Newtown...
Collection — Folder S0311
Scope and Contents The discharge certificate is written in pencil and ink. The pencil notations have faded, but the entries in ink are still visible. The discharge is signed by Louis Morris. The paymaster, Mr. Allen, marked “Paid” in the left margin. Thomas’ occupation when he enrolled in the army was farmer.
Collection — Folder S3152