Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
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 S169
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters and transcriptions from Jacob Fitzgerald Goltry and his descendants in Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, and Iowa ranging from 1861 to 2016 regarding correspondence between Jacob Fitzgerald Goltry and his wife, Emeline (Force) Goltry during his service in the Civil War.These letters offer insight into the everyday life and sentiments of a Union soldier as relayed to his wife at home. References are made to the living conditions and provisions of the...
Collection — Folder S1128
Scope and Contents This collection includes twenty-three letters and documents of the Robinson and Branham families of Madison, Indiana, beginning with a list of purchases and costs in 1839, and ending with a funeral notice dated 1891. Two letters are undated but were written during the Civil War. A third undated letter was addressed to Miss Rebecca G. Robinson in Dayton, Alabama, after Mobile was crossed off. One of the documents is for the discharge for William H. Robinson who was in the 10th Regiment of...
Collection — Folder S1075
Scope and Contents This collection includes an original copy of the 7 page memoir, "Why Doctor Grimes Whispered" from Sarah S. Pratt of Delphi, Indiana regarding the Indiana underground railroad. With the collection is a single page copy of two advertisements for runaway slaves from South Florence, Franklin County, Alabama, posted in the "Louisville Public Advertised", February 5, 1833. Also included in the collection is an insurance card for Home Insurance Company, Lafayette, with “Miss Sarah J....