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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:

William Hickman Robinson collection

 Collection — Folder S1133
Identifier: S1133
Scope and Contents Three photographs are William Hickman Robinson, Col. Edward Jones Robinson, and Col. Stewart. Of the three small yellow envelopes, two are from Frank Dean and one was sent to Will H. Robinson from Chicago, Illlois. There is one Western Union telegram dated 1868, from E. J. Robinson (Will's father) in Franklin, Indiana, to Mr. Ham Stapp in Madison, Indiana, which states: "Got here last night. How is Will. Answer here soon." There is no month and day on the telegram. Will died that year, on July...
Dates: 1862-1897

William Judkins papers

 Collection — Folder S076
Identifier: S0076
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from Sarah Judkins in Indiana on 1861/11/05 regarding family business, a Civil War uniform button and two official documents verifying military service in the Mexican and Civil Wars.
Dates: 1861-1932

William L. Lindsey letter

 Collection — Folder S2606
Identifier: S2606
Scope and Contents This is a letter written in response to a letter from an anonymous woman that was delivered to William L. Lindsey. In it, he discusses his service in the Union Army and marriage.
Dates: 1865/05/17

William L. Shugart letters

 Collection — Folder S1184
Identifier: S1184
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photocopies of letters written by William L. Shugart to Mary Russell Shugart before and after their marriage. Letters are largely from Indiana, Illinois, Tennessee, Virginia, and Arkansas and largely contain personal information as well as comments on Army life and activities. The letters are arranged chronologically.
Dates: 1861-1864

William R. Ellis letter

 Collection — Folder S2647
Identifier: S2647
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a December 19, 1863 letter written by William R. Ellis from Bridgeport, Alabama while serving with the 48th Indiana Infantry during the Civil War. The letter is addressed to "Dear Sister Em" and Ellis mentions that he's marched over 300 miles, fought in a battle, and was uncertain where they'd go next. He also notes that the "soldier boys" had received new clothes and comments on the cold weather.
Dates: 1863/12/19

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