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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 485 Collections and/or Records:

Civil War documents

 Collection — Folder S2616
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1861-1910

Civil War envelopes and postcards

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3134
Scope and Contents This collection includes two postcards and 23 printed envelopes from New York City, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Hartford, Connecticut during the U.S. Civil War, with illustrations of pro-Union propaganda.Manufacturers the envelopes found in this collection are: Stinson and Co., 79 Cedar Street, New York, New York; S. C. Upham, 310 Chesnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; A. S. Robinson, Hartford, Connecticut; D. Murphy's Son, 65 Fulton and 372 Pearl Street, New...
Dates: circa 1861-1865

Civil War generals portraits

 Collection — Folder S3400
Identifier: 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
Identifier: P014
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

Civil War letter

 Collection — Folder S3136
Identifier: 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.
Dates: 1865/03/11

Civil War passes and envelopes scrapbook

 Collection — Folder S3080
Identifier: 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
Identifier: V270
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...
Dates: 1887-1891

Civil War pensioners ledger

 Collection — Volume V394
Identifier: V394
Scope and Contents This ledger contains records of pension claims for Civil War veterans and widows in Indiana. There are entries dated from 1908 to 1918 divided into alphabetical sections by tabs. An individual entry includes the pensioner's or applicant's name, his or her residence, number of case (varies), company, regiment, and remarks on status.
Dates: 1908-1918

Civil War soldiers memorial posters

 Collection — Folder OBC082
Identifier: OBC082
Scope and Contents This collection contains a listing of soldiers enlisted in the 9th Indiana Cavalry, 121st Regiment, and the 69th Indiana Infantry Regiment during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1865

Civil War soldiers photograph albums

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P001
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 photograph albums containing carte-de-visite photographs of Union soldiers from Indiana from Oliver P. Morton in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1861 to 1865.
Dates: 1861-1865