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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 466 Collections and/or Records:

W. H. H. Terrell, "Governor Oliver P. Morton" essays

 Collection — Folder S1913
Identifier: S1913
Scope and Contents This collection includes handwritten drafts of essays by William H. H. Terrell regarding Governor Oliver P. Morton. Written in pencil and ink (circa 1870s), the topics covered include difficulties with a man named Watson (most likely Peter H. Watson) at the War Department who wouldn't give Terrell an audience and resulting in Governor Morton having to leave his meeting with President Lincoln to resolve the matter; Governor Morton's proposal to Lincoln to raise a force of men to open the...
Dates: circa 1870s

Wabash County - Civil War history

 Collection — Folder S2697
Identifier: S2697
Scope and Contents This hand-written history is divided into three envelopes. The first envelope has information beginning on April 15, 1861 and continuing through February 1865. There are lists of the dead, as follows: 8th Regiment, Company F – pages 13 and 14Company I – pages 14 and 1517th Infantry – half of page 1646th Infantry – page 1747th Infantry, Company B – pages 23-25Company D – pages 25-27The second envelope begins...
Dates: 1861-1865

Walter E. Thrall collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2356
Scope and Contents This collection consists entirely of photocopies. There are the journals of Walter E. Thrall, Captain of Company E of the 60th Indiana Volunteers. The journals range from April 1862 to December 1865. There is also information about the supplies and actions of the 60th, forms and other papers created in Southern Louisiana at the end of the war when Company E occupied Lafourche and Terrebone Parishes, and newsclippings.
Dates: 1863-1903

Wesley Younger letters

 Collection — Folder S1771
Identifier: S1771
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from Wesley Younger in Murfreesboro, Tennessee ranging from 1864/11/23 to 1864/12/23 regarding army life and family matters.
Dates: 1864

Wharton R. Clinton collection

 Collection — Folder S264
Identifier: S0264
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four documents. The oldest is dated December 26, 1812, and certifies that Whorton Ransdall is a private in a company of the Kentucky Militia. He entered service on August 17, 1812, and was discharged December 16, 1812. The next three documents pertain to Wharton R. Clinton. Two documents are from the Civil War and have a similar heading. The first large document appointed Wharton R. Clinton as captain of the Ninth Ward Guard of the Militia, and is dated July 10,...
Dates: 1812, 1863, 1885

Whitsel Lewis diary

 Collection — Folder S0834
Identifier: S0834
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of the diary of Whitsel Lewis in Georgia ranging from July to September, 1864 regarding his military service with the 87th Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1864

William C. Olds letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1029
Scope and Contents This collection includes the letters of William C. Olds to his father, Frank A. Olds, and aunt during the U.S. Civil War, ranging from 1862 to 1865. Also included are letters to Frank A. Olds from Capt. D. Morris of the 63rd Indiana Regiment.
Dates: 1862-1865

William C. Tarkington, Civil War postings

 Collection — Folder S1857
Identifier: S1857
Scope and Contents This collection includes a list of posts held by William C. Tarkington during the Civil War created by Major Robert C. Davis, Adjutant General. The posts are listed chronologically from his appointment as Lieutenant by Governor Morton in April of 1861 to his resignation on September 11, 1863.
Dates: undated

William Depoy letter

 Collection — Folder S0354
Identifier: S0354
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a letter from William Depoy in Cairo, Missouri to his brother and sister ranging from on March 14, 1862 regarding his service with the Union Army, military life, and recent battles.
Dates: 1862/03/14

William Freeman papers

 Collection — Folder S0490
Identifier: S0490
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from William Freeman in Vevay, Indiana on 1883/02/11 regarding the wound he received during the Civil War and the documentation of it.
Dates: 1883/02/11