United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 464 Collections and/or Records:
Blackford County Civil War Reenactment Club, Inc. collection
Collection — Folder S3491
Scope and Contents This collection contains an unbound copy of "Indiana Civil War Veterans, Blackford County, 1861-1865" by Orvill Uggen, Jr. and co-author Lucile Henley. Printed on February 16, 1994, the 58-page document offers information regarding Blackford County, Indiana soldiers, including name, date of birth, regiment, company, enlistment date, discharge date, and burial location. The collection also includes a pamphlet for the fifteenth annual Civil War Days held at Hartford City, Indiana in October 2004.
Brady family papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, indentures, deeds, tax receipts, and other legal documents of the Brady family of Fountain and Warren counties in Indiana ranging from 1801 to 1890. The collection includes the appraisal and auction sale documents (written in French) regarding the personal effects of James Brady that were left with Senateur Babin in Iberville, Louisiana (December, 1801); receipts and legal documents of John Brady (1811-1845) and William Brady (1838-1889); correspondence...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Brady family papers
Branham family papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains David Branham’s letters to his wife, Cynthia, written while he was supervising railroad construction in Martinsville. Also included are family letters written during the Civil War, legal and business papers, minutes of the Soldiers Aid Society of North Madison, Indiana, and a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the Civil War. There are also a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Branham family papers
Brayton family papers
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of personal correspondence of the Springer and Brayton families from 1842 to 1940. Included are William Springer’s letters to his wife while serving in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Also included is the personal correspondence of the John Brayton family and related families in Warren County, New York and Washington, Indiana. There are also a significant amount of papers on Margaret Brayton (1895-1986) of Muncie, Indiana. Papers...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Brayton family papers
C. W. Ford, 3rd Indiana Cavalry collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains two folders. The first folder has 2 items: a typed roster of the enlisted men and officers of Company H, 3rd Indiana Cavalry and a ledger from reunion meetings held after the U.S. Civil War for Company H. The ledger contains attendance records (which includes the location of living members and notations when members died), meeting minutes and newspaper clippings about the reunions. The reunions were held annually on September 10th from 1890 until 1933. The...
Calvin Stratton Engle papers
Collection — Folder S425
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopied pamphlet from Calvin Stratton Engle in Winchester, Indiana ranging from 1864 to 1865 regarding his experiences as a prisoner of war in southern prison camps and a photocopied listing of men with Civil War or World War I military or naval service who have been getting mail from the Union City, Indiana Post Office .
Dates: 1864-1865, 1914-1918
Camden Hill letter and transcript
Collection — Folder OB095
Scope and Contents The collection contains a letter from Camden Hill, dated May 26, 1862 and written in Algiers, Louisiana to his sister. The letter includes a poem and is fragile. Typescript is included.
Camp Anderson, Paducah, Kentucky, 48th Indiana Volunteers lithograph
Collection — Folder OB136
Scope and Contents This collection contains a lithograph portraying the 48th Indiana Infantry at Camp Anderson in Paducah, Kentucky circa 1862.
Dates: circa 1862
Camp Morton inspections and reports
Collection — Folder S1493
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostatic copies of War Department records regarding Camp Morton at Indianapolis, Indiana. Ranging from 1862 to 1865, the copied records include inspection reports, post general and special orders, and correspondence regarding the prisoners and conditions at the camp. The collection also includes four typewritten pages of annotated notes regarding the copied records. Correspondents include Dr. John S. Bobbs, Joseph B. Brown, Henry C. Carrington, John M. Cuyler, James...
Captain Alexander Lawrie Jr. collection
File — Folder S0813
Scope and Contents This collection contains Captain Alexander Lawrie's handwritten list of his 130 portraits of United States generals from the Civil War that were hanging in the library of the Indiana State Soldier's Home at Lafayette, Indiana (now West Lafayette). Lawrie notes that the generals were from both the regular and volunteer service and that 72 were from Indiana. Captain Lawrie also supplied a list of 25 portraits that he had not yet completed when he gave the document to the Indiana State Library on...
Dates: 1916, 2007