United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 469 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S0677
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of extracts from Charles Wesley Homsher's diary titled, "A Few Notes While in Andersonville Prison, Georgia" and the typewritten transcription of the diary entries. The diary relates Homsher's experiences during the Civil War from the time of his capture on July 31, 1864 at Clinton, Georgia until his release and discharge from military service in June, 1865. Also included are informational handouts from the Andersonville Prison Park - National Cemetery that...
Collection — Folder S169
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...
Collection — Folder S0790
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...
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...
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
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
Collection — Folder S3136
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