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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 464 Collections and/or Records:

William R. Haddon collection

 Collection — Folder S0561
Identifier: S0561
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a typed copy of a letter which William R. Haddon wrote, on July 4, 1853, to Col. Davis. The letter is a response to some unfavorable communications he had received regarding the actions of the 2nd Indiana Regiment, Indiana Volunteers, during the Battle of Buena Vista. He discusses the reasons and orders for retreat, actions of Gen. Lane, Major Cravens, Moberly, Major Dicks, Col. Bowles, Lieut, Kunkle, Maj. Bradford, and [Leut] Robinson. He praised the courage and...
Dates: 1853/07/04

William R. Holloway articles and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0644
Scope and Contents This collection includes articles and correspondence from William R. Holloway in Indianapolis, Indiaan ranging from circa 1882 to 1896 regarding the U.S. Civil War and personal correspondence.
Dates: circa 1882-1896

William R. Holloway letter

 Collection — Folder S3350
Identifier: S3350
Scope and Contents This collection includes a June 11, 1861 letter written by W.R. Holloway, private secretary of Indiana Governor Oliver P. Morton, and sent to a Colonel Miller in response to Miller's request to the governor for a regiment appointment for his friend. Holloway also mentioned that once "one company reports from your county in accordance with the Militia Law you will be appointed" and that Governor Morton had gone to New York.
Dates: 1861/06/11

William S. Bradford papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0155
Scope and Contents This collection includes original letters and photocopied diary entries from William S. Bradford of Indiana from 1861 to 1862. It also includes a tintype photograph and print of tintype of William S. Bradford, a carte de visite of Lucy Bradford, newspaper clippings (), and a metal stencil of Capt. Bradford's name, rank, and regiment, likely used for military documentation and communication.
Dates: 1861-1862

William S. McClure letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0881
Scope and Contents The collection includes military orders, including orders issued from the offices of generals George Meade, Henry W. Halleck, and Alfred Pleasonton; military communications, muster rolls, commissions, and other official military papers; McClure's pension papers (1884-1900); papers relating to the military service of Dr. William J. McClure of Madison who served as Commissary of Subsistence in Washington D.C.; and personal correspondence and correspondence relating to the McClures' appointments...
Dates: 1861-1864, 1867-1900

William T. B. McIntire collection

 Collection — Folder S1897
Identifier: S1897
Scope and Contents This collection includes three items: a February 12,1863 issue of the Indianapolis Daily Journal, with the published memorial and resolutions of the Indiana Soldiers in the Department of the Cumberland that were given to the Indiana General Assembly as a refutation that the soldiers wanted a "cessasion of hostilities" before the rebellion was put down; a July 24, 1863 message sent by Brigadier General Beatty to Lt. Colonel McIntire with an order to...
Dates: 1863-1866

William Warren, Jr., papers

 Collection — Folder S1366
Identifier: S1366
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal correspondence and papers of William Warren, Jr. and information regarding the 24th Indiana Regiment. Alvin P. Hovey wrote a report (4 typed pages) of the Battle of Champion Hill, which was "The Gateway of Vicksburg." Governor Conrad Baker signed the large certificate acknowledging that Will Warren Jr. of Vanderburgh County has been elected Treasurer, dated October 30, 1872. On November 2, 1878, William was elected Auditor, and Governor James D. Williams...
Dates: 1863-1908

William Y. Monroe letter

 Collection — Folder S0975
Identifier: S0975
Scope and Contents This collection contains a March 18, 1863 letter sent to John Rector and written by W. Y. Monroe from Triune, Tennessee while he was serving in the Union Army during the U.S. Civil War. John Rector had returned home from serving with Company A, 82nd Indiana Infantry and Monroe was a captain in the company. Monroe mentions that Dan Marshall was dead, Cal Jillett was much better, and Isaac Elliott was sick. He also mentions that a box came the day after Rector left and he, Sam Rector, and "a...
Dates: 1863/03/18

Willis B. Keith diary

 Collection — Folder S2542
Identifier: S2542
Scope and Contents This collection includes a bound volume containing photocopies of a typed transcript of daily diary entries that Willis B. Keith kept from January 1, 1865 to October 25, 1965 while serving with Company B, 35th Indiana Regiment during the Civil War. Bound with the diary are photocopies of a typewritten transcription of a letter written by Keith on March 6, 1865 and sent from Huntsville, Alabama to his Uncle Willard Keith, typewritten histories regarding the 35th Indiana Regiment and Morgan's...
Dates: 1865, 1964-1965

Winfield Scott Hancock letter

 Collection — Folder S2999
Identifier: S2999
Scope and Contents This letter is from Major General Winfield Scott Hancock at the 1st Corps Headquarters outside Washington D.C to the Adjutant General of Indiana on December 10, 1864. The letter concerns the enclosure of orders and circulars organizing the 1st Corps and asks the Adjutant General to ask the Secretary of War to appoint officers from Indiana.
Dates: 1864/12/10