United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 464 Collections and/or Records:
Chauncey H. Brooks papers
Collection — Folder S169
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from Chauncey H. Brooks in Alabama and Tennessee ranging from 1863/07/18 to 1863/10/07 regarding war and home life.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Chauncey H. Brooks papers
Chittenden family collection
Scope and Contents The collection contains the correspondence between George F. and Amanda Chittenden during their engagement and during the U.S. Civil War. The letters written during the Civil War discuss health conditions, army life, the siege of Vicksburg, life and politics in Indiana, and Confederate prisoners at Camp Morton. Also included are letters to Amanda Chittenden from family members and to George Chittenden regarding Republican politics, his work with the Indiana Hospital for the Insane, and other...
Christian Krahmer Civil War discharge
Collection — Folder S0790
Scope and Contents This collection contains Christian Krahmer's U.S. Civil War discharge paper from service with Company K, 7th Regiment Indiana Cavalry Volunteers on May 31, 1865 at Memphis, Tennessee.
Civil War collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes various badges (ribbons) from regimental reunions and veterans organizations' meetings, such as the Grand Army of the Republic and the Women's Relief Corps (WRC),in Indiana ranging from 1877 to 1921. There is also a postcard to John A. Cottman from William W. Dudley in Richmond, Indiana on June 20, 1873 regarding badges of the "Iron Brigade," which included the 19th Indiana Regiment. There are also 3 bound volumes containing photo-offset copies of...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Civil War collection
Civil War documents
Collection — Folder S2616
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 8 certificates from the office of Oliver P. Morton, governor and commander-in-chief of the Indiana Militia, appointing men as officers in independent companies, such as Bracken Rangers (Cavalry), ranging from 1861 to 1862. The new officers were: John L. Dennis, James R. Bracken, Hugh Delzell, William H. Sherfy; John Gount, James McCurdy, and Josiah Forth. Additionally, there are 10 undated blank copies of “Morning Report of Capt. of Indiana Volunteers" in a small...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Civil War documents
Civil War generals portraits
File — Folder S3400
Scope and Contents This collection includes 7 printed illustrated portraits of various Union Civil War generals circa 1870-1890s. Also included is a group portrait of Captain J.S. Sullivan, Captain J.S. Herrold, Colonel E.H.C. Cavins and Major William Houghton from the 14th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers.
Dates: circa 1870-1890s
Civil War lantern slides
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes glass lantern slides in the United States ranging from circa 1861 to 1864 regarding the U.S. Civil War, with images of maps, forts, battles, military ordnance, and prominent politicians and military leaders.
Dates: circa 1861-1864
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Civil War lantern slides
Civil War letter
Collection — Folder S3136
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a letter from unknown correspondent in Chattanooga, Tennesse on March 11, 1865 regarding health, family, and military life.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Civil War letter
Civil War passes and envelopes scrapbook
Collection — Folder S3080
Scope and Contents This collection contains a scrapbook that is a compilation of Civil War era envelopes, envelope artwork, and travel passes. The materials were created between 1861 and 1863, the scrapbook was compiled by an unknown creator at an unknown date.
Dates: circa 1861-1863
Civil War pension claim book
Collection — Volume 270
Scope and Contents This collection includes a record book used to document information ranging from 1887 to 1891 regarding pension claims in Clark County, Indiana. Most claims are identified with either Maring and Slusher or Maring, Slusher and Company, but a few note Evans, Jewel and Company as the claimant's representative. A number of the claims are for soldiers who had served in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Illinois regiments. There are more than 30 claims by African-American soldiers and widows regarding...