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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 479 Collections and/or Records:

Troyles Mize pension documents

 Collection — Folder S0972
Identifier: S0972
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of documents ranging from 1862 to 1894 regarding pension requests for Troyles Mize and his wife, Elizabeth, for his service with the 3rd Regiment Indiana Volunteers during the Mexican-American War and his service with Company G, 31st Indiana Infantry during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1862-1894

U.S. Joint Committee on the Conduct of War portrait photographs

 Collection — Folder SP135
Identifier: SP135
Scope and Contents This collection includes three black-and-white photographic prints of Radical Republican members of the U.S. Joint Committee on the Conduct of War during or after the U.S. Civil War, circa 1861-1865. The photographs are copies from the Brady Collection at the National Archives. There is also a photograph of Liberal Republican Carl Schurz.
Dates: circa 1861-1865, undated

Verne Patty manuscript

 Collection — Folder S2333
Identifier: S2333
Scope and Contents This collection includes an undated, copy of a three-page manuscript written by Verne Patty of Hamilton County, Indiana, regarding Captain W. D. Wilson, head of the Indiana Capitol Police, possibly for a newspaper as Patty encourages readers to visit with Captain Wilson, while visiting the Indiana State Capitol.
Dates: undated

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