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Veterans -- Societies, etc.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

27th Indiana regimental history collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2425
Scope and Contents This collection contains seven items pertaining to the history of the 27th Indiana Regiment and its members who served during the U.S. Civil War, ranging from 1864 to 1926.The roster lists the names of veterans with their address and remarks. There are columns headed with years from 1885 through 1898, and check marks to show attendance at reunions. Although the book is in poor condition, the entries are legible in ink and pencil. Pages 1 through 99 list the soldiers alphabetically...
Dates: 1864-1926

Civil War veterans reunions badges collection

 Collection — Folder S1512
Identifier: S1512
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.
Dates: 1873-1921

David Henry Harrison Shewmaker collection

 Collection — Folder S1175
Identifier: S1175
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a 24-page pamphlet published in 1904 of the address, "What War Has Done" by D.H.H. Shewmaker, that he gave at the eighth annual reunion of the Delaware County Veterans. In his address, Shewmaker discusses the American Civil War and other historic wars that influenced nations and the individuals involved. This collection also includes a one-page handwritten biography of Shewmaker circa 1967.
Dates: 1904-1967

Francis Marion Van Pelt family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L168
Scope and Contents This collection contains Van Pelt family correspondence ranging from 1863 to 1929 and includes letters written by Frank, Madge and their children; letters sent to Frank's mother, Almira Van Pelt Smith, by her children and grandchildren; and letters sent by Madge's relatives in Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska. Family documents range from 1879 to 1936 and include Frank's promotion and resignation certificates from the Railway Mail Service; "The Bee-Hive" cover pages from College Temple of...
Dates: 1861-1936

Frank Ellis papers

 Collection
Identifier: S0420
Scope and Contents The collection contains professional and personal correspondence including letter regarding state and local Republican party politics; letters from his daughter while she was a student at the University of Chicago (1909); and a small number of letters regarding his legal affairs. Also included are papers regarding the Society of the Army of the Cumberland, a Civil War veterans organization to which he belonged; various political campaign materials and clippings; and receipts and subscription...
Dates: 1843-1910, bulk 1906-1910

Grand Army of the Republic, George H. Thomas Post No. 17 collection

 Collection
Identifier: L201
Scope and Contents The collection contains mostly documents from the George H. Thomas Post No. 17 in Indianapolis. These include meeting minutes, ledger, muster, account, dues, receipts, ritual and ceremonial books. Also included are correspondence, pamphlets, an organizational plate, a souvenir of Decoration Day, and other organizational paperwork. Also included in the collection are photocopies of the meetings minutes from the Johnson Post No. 368 in Montpelier (1884-1894).
Dates: 1880-1933

Indiana Commandery of the Loyal Legion records

 Collection
Identifier: L361
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed and hand-written correspondence, circulars and bulletins, financial records, and book volumes from the Loyal Legion ranging from 1852-1948 regarding Loyal Legion events and memberships. Notable items include correspondence from the Fort Benjamin Harrison's Headquarters of the 11th Infantry, a copy of a bill to Congress about establishing "a national Lincoln museum and veterans' headquarters in the building known as Ford's Theater," a photo of Josiah Kirby Lilly's...
Dates: 1852-1948

James M. VanHook collection

 Collection
Identifier: L308
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents compiled by James M. VanHook during his activities with the Freemasons, the Samuel Simonson Post No. 226 of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.), and the Clark County Historical Society (1783-1917). The collection includes land grants, indentures, and other legal documents from Charlestown and Clark County, Indiana; biographical and historical sketches; historical information about Blazing Star Masonic Lodge and the Charlestown Methodist...
Dates: 1796-1907, undated

Luella K. Fickenbiner certificate

 Collection — Folder B039
Identifier: B039

Otis E. Brown Veterans Post No. 2 collection

 Collection — Folder S2342
Identifier: S2342
Scope and Contents This collection includes nine items, including certificates, fliers, charters, forms and letters, from 1919-1930, regarding the 1919 chartering of the Otis E. Brown Post No. 2, by the National Council of World War Veterans.
Dates: 1919-1930