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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 478 Collections and/or Records:

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

Winifred L. Henninger collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2255
Scope and Contents The collection contains primarily personal letters exchanged between Winifred L. Henninger and the Nelson family of Jefferson County, Indiana ranging from 1877 to 1933, concerning their family history and original settlement there. There is also a Civil War-era letter written by Clara Nelson to a Union soldier stationed at Camp Morton in Indianapolis. Other documents include a program for a Sunday School convention of the Second District Marion County Sunday School Association at the Hall...
Dates: 1877-1913

Woman's Relief Corps collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3296
Scope and Contents This collection includes speeches given at a meeting of the 9th District of Indiana in Crawfordsville, dated 1937/09/23, one Christmas card, and several newspaper clippings circa 1942.The 2 oversize folders (OB045) comprise 102 pages of a deconstructed scrapbook that includes newspaper clippings, photographs, ribbons, programs and other materials covering the activities of the Woman's Relief Corps and the Grand Army of the Republic from 1942 to 1943. The scrapbook is organized under...
Dates: 1937-1943

Yandes family papers

 Collection — Folder S1479
Identifier: S1479
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from the Yandes family in Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, and Cuba ranging from 1833 to 1891 regarding local and family news, women's education, business, the Indiana State House, national and local politics, and the Civil War. Mary Yandes' letter to Ann Hampson on July 15, 1837 mentions Zerelda Gray Sanders' marriage to Governor David Wallace of Indiana (one year prior). There are also trade cards for Yandes family businesses in Indianapolis, Indiana, two blank greeting...
Dates: 1833-1891

Zerelda Hood papers

 Collection — Folder S0679
Identifier: S0679
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters predominantly written by James P. Dougherty to his sister, Zerelda Hood, during the Civil War from 1862 to 1865. The collection also contains letters written to Zerelda during the war by her brother William H. Dougherty, her sister, Elizabeth Beckett, Elizabeth's husband, R. T. Beckett, Mary Martha Alford of Greenfield, Indiana, and Dianna Hood. Two additional items within the collection are a writing assignment by Zerelda's daughter, Eliza Hood, from 1869 and...
Dates: 1862-1869, 1905