United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 472 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S0056
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence between Sarah (Price) Baker and Frances C. Baker during the Civil War, F.C. Baker’s travel and war journals, and some of Henry Baker’s papers on the Indiana Roadside Council.
Dates: 1859-1864, 1961
Collection — Folder S0087
Scope and Contents This collection contains two handwritten letters sent by Barton Bearden to his mother while serving with the 124th Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War. The first letter was sent shortly after the Battle of Resaca that took place in Georgia from May 13-15, 1864 and the second, dated October 27, 1864, was written from Cedar Bluff, Alabama. The collection also includes typewritten transcriptions of each letter, a calling card with Bearden's regiment and camp information on the front and a...
Collection — Folder S010
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters written by Ben Albert to his brother in 1862. Albert discusses life in the army, sending money and clothing home, and family life. Both letters are photocopied from the original. Due to the poor quality of the copy, transcripts are available.
Collection — Folder S2893
Scope and Contents This collection includes a transcribed copy of a letter from Ben Keelor, Jr. in Chattanooga, Tennessee to A.F. Davis, on November 27, 1863, regarding the account of the battle of Missionary Ridge in which Captain William D. Sering was killed and the accound of his body being returned home. There is also a transcribed obituary for Sebring from January 1864.
Collection — Folder S1081
Scope and Contents This collection includes seven letters and one military order, all of which are photocopies. The one-page Special Order No. 58 was issued February 5, 1864, from Indianapolis, and stated that R. H. Barnes was physically disqualified from active service, and was detailed as temporary steward to the U.S. hospital in Indianapolis. Assistant Acting Surgeon John M. Kitchen, in charge of the City General Hospital, signed the order. R. H. Barnes wrote a letter on February 6, 1864, to...
Collection — Folder S3065
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a diary from Benjamin Franklin Askren in Nashville, Tennessee ranging from January 1 to June 10, 1864 regarding troop movements, soldiers in their free time, their duties, inspections and drills and his facial wound and his eventual decision to live during the U.S. Civil War.
Collection — Folder S1802
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three documents touching on the military career of Benjamin H. Griffith during the Civil War. Two are commissions to rank. The third document is the muster-out roll of a regiment commanded by Benjamin H. Griffith. The materials are dated from 1861 to 1864.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains general and special orders to Benjamin Spooner and the 83rd regiment from O.P. Morton and Laz Noble. Also included are letters of the 83rd regiment and a petition of commissioned officers. The materials within this collection are Photostat copies and have been arranged in chronological order
Collection — Folder S3050
Scope and Contents The collection includes two items, a photocopied Civil War diary kept by Williams and a photocopy from a Gibson County history with a history of the 91st Regiment. The diary dates from October 12, 1861 to July 1, 1864. The entries vary from short entries of one or two sentences to lengthy retrospective essays. Early 1863 references concern travel by steamer on the Ohio River in the area of Evansville, Indiana, and Henderson and Spottsville, Kentucky. Afterwards, Williams’ company briefly...